From: Jukka K. Korpela (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sat Sep 18 2010 - 15:07:18 CDT
Michael Everson wrote:
> On 18 Sep 2010, at 20:23, Asmus Freytag wrote:
>> Why not use the character that was added to Unicode precisely for
>> the purpose?
> Seems like that character needs an annotation, doesn't it?
It depends on the annotation policy, which is somewhat unclear to me.
The standard itself is very explicit about the character:
“Hyphenation Point. U+2027 hyphenation point is a raised dot used to
indicate correct word breaking, as in dic·tion·ar·ies. It is a punctuation
mark, to be distinguished from U+00B7 middle dot, which has multiple
However, it is not easy to find such statements when you are interested in a
particular character and do not wish to read through the entire standard.
The standard would greatly benefit from cross references between its prose
text and the character charts.
-- Yucca, http://www.cs.tut.fi/~jkorpela/
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