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[CSS3] Hyphenation of words using word-wrap:break-word property

From: Luke Dyson <luke.dyson@telegraph.co.uk>
Date: Thu, 07 Oct 2010 17:32:50 +0000
Message-ID: <AANLkTi=Osz4YiMqc93o617BTVndtPUYRs=ZeKVS=mXaH@mail.gmail.com>
To: www-style@w3.org
I have read the TEXT draft standard about Hyphenation, but I don't believe
it is currently thought to correlate with the word-wrap property.

I think that if the word-wrap property is set to "*break-word*", an extra
property should be used to allow hyphenation of any word broken by the
word-wrap property.

Such that, if a large word such as "indefensible" is broken, instead of:


The hyphenation property should allow this broken word such that it now
looks like:


I'd like your thoughts.
*Luke Dyson
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