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Re: Hyphenation (was Re: A suggested tag)

From: Peter Svanberg <psv@nada.kth.se>
Date: Tue, 22 Apr 1997 15:53:41 +0200 (MET DST)
To: Kenneth Christiansen <kenth@writeme.com>
cc: Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org>, www-html@w3.org, www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.3.95.970422154652.7482A-100000@datan.nada.kth.se>
In an erlier HTML discussion (in html-wg) Olle Järnefors 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:
> 
> > 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>
> 
> I think <HY> sounds like a good idea. When you use this tag the
> hyphenation dictionary is ignored for the word.
Received on Tuesday, 22 April 1997 09:54:11 GMT

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