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RE: permissive line breaks; RLURIs

From: Karlsson Kent - keka <keka@im.se>
Date: Mon, 29 Nov 1999 14:27:04 +0100
Message-ID: <C110A2268F8DD111AA1A00805F85E58DA68470@ntgbg1>
To: "'www-html@w3.org'" <www-html@w3.org>


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dave J Woolley [mailto:DJW@bts.co.uk]
> Sent: Monday, November 29, 1999 1:50 PM
> To: 'xanthian@whistle.com'
> Cc: 'www-html@w3.org'
> Subject: RE: permissive line breaks; RLURIs
> 
> 
> > From:	Kent Paul Dolan [SMTP:xanthian@whistle.com]
> > 
> > A simple new HTML tag that indicates a permissive break point, much
> > like the soft hyphens of many word processors; chose for example
> > <PBR> for "permit break", then:
> > 
> >  
> > 
> file:/home<PBR>/xanthian<PBR>/ckouts<PBR>/current_ij<PBR>/usr<
PBR>/prod<PB
> R>/ia<PBR>/res<PBR>/external-source<PBR>/lang<PBR>/en_US.ISO_8859-1<PBR>/p
> roperties<PBR>/bestserv.ccat
> 
>	I haven't fully checked this, but is that
>	not the purpose of:
>
><!ENTITY zwnj CDATA "&#8204;" -- zero width non-joiner,
>	U+200C NEW RFC 2070 -->

No, but this kind of breaks is the purpose of 200B, ZERO WIDTH SPACE (ZWSP).
ZWNJ does not imply a word break, but has to do with cursive joining,
especially
for Arabic but also other scripts.  ZWSP implies a word break, and allows
line
wrapping as suggested.

	Kind regards
	/Kent Karlsson
Received on Monday, 29 November 1999 08:29:14 GMT

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