From: Guy Steele (Guy.Steele@sun.com)
Date: Wed Jan 24 2007 - 13:47:52 CST
I'll second that, ja.
On Jan 23, 2007, at 2:21 AM, Doug Ewell wrote:
> 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
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