Re: FW: New version of TR29:

From: Radovan Garabik (
Date: Tue Aug 20 2002 - 10:05:10 EDT

On Tue, Aug 20, 2002 at 07:39:38AM -0400, John Cowan wrote:
> Marco Cimarosti scripsit:
> > The issue is making the error window as narrow as possible. My assumption is
> > that is common words such as "c'", "d'", "j'", "l'", "n'", "qu'", "s'", "t'"
> > or "v'" are more common than edge cases like "prud'homme".
> How about this heuristic:
> Break after an apostrophe that is the second or third letter in the
> word. Do not break after apostrophes that come later. This neatly
> handles (I think) all the English, Italian, and Esperanto cases, and
> a good many of the French ones.

In Esperanto, apostrophe comes either at the end of a word (instead of
-o), or in definite article, but the latter case, unlike italian, is
written with space after the article (l' Esperant') so you can stop
worrying about this.

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