From: Patrick Andries (Patrick.Andries@xcential.com)
Date: Thu Apr 15 2004 - 19:47:07 EDT
Philippe Verdy a écrit :
>From: "Patrick Andries" <Patrick.Andries@xcential.com>
>>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 ?
>>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.
>This last sentence is wrong, at least in my Larousse dictionnaries:
I believe it simply describes certain practices (Anglo-Saxon, American
?), maybe this should be clearer.
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