Re: Hyphenation (was Re: A suggested tag)

Peter Svanberg (psv@nada.kth.se)
Tue, 22 Apr 1997 15:53:41 +0200 (MET DST)


Date: Tue, 22 Apr 1997 15:53:41 +0200 (MET DST)
From: Peter Svanberg <psv@nada.kth.se>
To: Kenneth Christiansen <kenth@writeme.com>
cc: Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org>, www-html@w3.org, www-style@w3.org
Subject: Re: Hyphenation (was Re: A suggested tag)
In-Reply-To: <3356763D.DD316E7B@writeme.com>
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.3.95.970422154652.7482A-100000@datan.nada.kth.se>

In an erlier HTML discussion (in html-wg) Olle J=E4rnefors and I
issued a suggestion on hyphenation indications in HTML. See

http://www.nada.kth.se/i18n/html/

Peter Svanberg, Nada, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden

On Thu, 17 Apr 1997, Kenneth Christiansen wrote:

> Dave Raggett wrote:
>=20
> > It makes sense then to recommend that browser support wrapping after
> > &shy; and to introduce a new tag for invisible hyphenation points
> > that are also invisible in downlevel browsers.  What should thistag
> > be called?  <W> doesn't seem sufficiently self evident. Some other
> > possibilities include <HYPHEN>, <SHY>, and <HY>
>=20
> I think <HY> sounds like a good idea. When you use this tag the
> hyphenation dictionary is ignored for the word.