From: Werner LEMBERG (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Mon Nov 05 2007 - 13:41:31 CST
> > German is like Dutch, for all I know, in the ways you hyphenate
> > words (typically on a syllable basis). And the way you hyphenate
> > determines whether or not you can use ligatures or not. So I have
> > to agree with Werner here, the syllable boundary stops the
> > ligature formation.
> Not really. The syllable boundary stops ONLY SOME ligature
> formations. It does not prevent for example the "ff" ligature,
> because the two letters are (almost) always occurring over a
> syllable break (except at end of a word). The "ff" ligature is an
> example where ligation occurs for aesthetical reasons. [...]
I think you are correct. Thanks for bringing it up.
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