From: Peter Kirk (email@example.com)
Date: Thu Apr 15 2004 - 18:31:38 EDT
On 15/04/2004 15:13, Patrick Andries wrote:
> Peter Kirk a écrit :
>> What is U+2027 intended for? The name suggests that it might be what
>> is needed for Catalan.
> [PA] Isn't this the one that should be used in dictionaries ?
> See http://www.unicode.org/unicode/standard/reports/tr14/tr14-6.html
> HYPHENATION POINT
> Hyphenation point is primarily used to visibly indicate
> syllabification of words. Syllable breaks are potential line breaking
> opportunities in the middle of words. The hyphenation point It is
> mainly used in dictionaries and similar works. When an actual line
> break falls inside a word containing hyphenation point characters, the
> hyphenation point is rendered as a regular hyphen at the end of the line.
Well, this sounds just like the required behaviour for Catalan, as
described by Anto'nio Martins-Tuva'lkin on 28th March. He wrote:
>Something happends when the "L·L" coincides with a soft line end. I'm
>no expert in Catalan typesetting but IIRC the dot becomes a hyphen,
>while regular "LL"s cannot be broken.
-- Peter Kirk firstname.lastname@example.org (personal) email@example.com (work) http://www.qaya.org/
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