Re: Fixed Width Spaces (was: Printing and Displaying DependentVowels)

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Sun Apr 04 2004 - 08:24:07 EDT

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    >Peter Kirk <> write:
    >> But the good screen reader would still need to distinguish their
    >> pronunciations. Is there any type of character which could be defined,
    >> in Unicode, to preserve this distinction, but to be completely hidden in
    > > display? Perhaps some kind of zero width morpheme break character?


    A screen reader has to know how to distinguish between "read" [ri:d]
    and "read" [red] by some means other than insertion of a zero-width

    Michael Everson * * Everson Typography *  *

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