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Re: syllable division tag

From: Toby A Inkster <tobyink@goddamn.co.uk>
Date: Thu, 19 Jun 2003 13:28:03 +0100
To: Rowland Shaw <Rowland.Shaw@crystaldecisions.com>
Cc: "'Andreas Wieland'" <abbi@abbiseite.de>, www-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <20030619122803.GA30988@ophelia.goddamn.co.uk>
On Thu, Jun 19, 2003 at 04:43:50AM -0700, Rowland Shaw wrote:
| It's in HTML/4.01
| <!ENTITY shy    CDATA "&#173;" -- soft hyphen = discretionary hyphen,
|                                   U+00AD ISOnum -->
| [ http://www.w3.org/TR/html401/sgml/entities.html ]

It is an abuse of the &shy; entity though. I would suggest the zero-width 
space as a better alternative, although most browsers don't handle it very 
well.

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