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Re: line breaks in XHTML 2.0

From: Jukka K. Korpela <jkorpela@cs.tut.fi>
Date: Mon, 7 Nov 2005 16:48:35 +0200 (EET)
To: www-html@w3.org
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On Mon, 7 Nov 2005, Jukka K. Korpela wrote:

> Microsoft Word uses zero width non-joiner when you use Insert/Symbol
> to add a line break opportunity. This however is _not_ what
> ZWNJ means in Unicode. It suggests that characters before and after
> it should be joined cursively or as a ligature. It also _forbids_
> line break.

I was kindly informed off-list about my mistake here. I wrote that
ZWNJ suggests cursive or ligature joining, but I meant that it
_prevents_ such joining, as its name suggests. The zero width joiner ZWJ
suggests joining. In any case, both of these are meant to affect
typographic joining of characters.

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Jukka "Yucca" Korpela, http://www.cs.tut.fi/~jkorpela/
Received on Monday, 7 November 2005 14:48:39 GMT

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