From: Doug Ewell (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Jan 23 2007 - 01:21:02 CST
Asmus Freytag <asmusf at ix dot netcom dot com> wrote:
> With the three rules I proposed in my posting, it's now possible to
> decide when to use a font and when to use a character difference. As
> the standard case is the standard hyphen and 99% of people don't need
> to worry about the alternatives, the confusion problem is absent for
> ordinary users.
I always thought the convention of using a double hyphen to indicate
line-splitting hyphenation at a point where lexeme-joining hyphenation
would have occurred anyway was a simply brilliant idea, one I wish were
in more widespread use.
-- Doug Ewell * Fullerton, California, USA * RFC 4645 * UTN #14 http://users.adelphia.net/~dewell/ http://www1.ietf.org/html.charters/ltru-charter.html http://www.alvestrand.no/mailman/listinfo/ietf-languages
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