From: Asmus Freytag (
Date: Sat Nov 27 2004 - 15:58:16 CST

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    At 11:13 AM 11/26/2004, Philippe Verdy wrote:
    >Note however that the ZWJ prohibits breaking, despite in French there's a
    >possible hyphenation at the first occurence, where it is also a syllable
    >break, but not for the second occurence that occurs in the middle of the
    >second syllable.

    None of the rules in UAX#14 affect hyphenation.


    PS: since we have a perfectly fine AE as a character, there seems little
    gained in attempting a ligature. My suspicion would be that fonts would not
    provide the necessary mappings since the character code is available.

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