From: Peter Kirk (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed Nov 24 2004 - 16:23:04 CST
On 24/11/2004 22:00, Asmus Freytag wrote:
> The sequence SPACE NBSP *does* not allow a break after the SPACE under
> the line breaking rules we publish in UAX#14.
> The common usage in HTML, is to use one or more NBSP followed by SPACE
> to mark a wider space, that allows a break at the end. NBSPs are not
> coalesced with other spaces.
>> In the Hebrew case, it is probably necessary to precede the NBSP with
>> RLM to ensure that the NBSP and combining mark are taken with the
>> rest of the word as right-to-left. Does this inserted RLM affect the
>> situation with HTML, XML etc?
> You are always free to surround the NBSP with other format characters,
> such as RLM or ZWSP, to tailor whatever behavior those format
> characters affect.
What if I used the sequence <RLM, NBSP, combining mark>? Would I then
get a break opportunity before the RLM, if it is preceded by SPACE?
Presumably LRM could be used similarly if the same situation occurs in a
-- Peter Kirk email@example.com (personal) firstname.lastname@example.org (work) http://www.qaya.org/
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