From: Doug Ewell (email@example.com)
Date: Thu Jan 29 2009 - 22:59:26 CST
ɹɐzlnƃ ɟıʇɐ <atif dot gulzar at gmail dot com> wrote:
> I have checked and could not find any Unicode character for word
> separator (zero width space as WORD separator). This character/code is
> needed for languages where space is not used as word separator. The
> available zero width characters are incapable to address this issue.
> U+200B Zero Width Space: This character is intended for line break
> control (In Lao language lines can be broken at syllable levels, Lao
> uses U+200B to mark syllable boundaries).
According to Section 11.1 on Thai in TUS 5.0 (p. 376), and Section 16.2
on layout controls (p. 535), U+200B ZERO WIDTH SPACE is the right
character for marking word boundaries in languages like Thai which don't
use visible spaces between words. I don't see why this would be
different for Lao.
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