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Re: Hyphenation (was Re: A suggested tag)



Kenneth Christiansen wrote:

> Dave Raggett wrote:
>
> > It makes sense then to recommend that browser support wrapping
> after
> > ­ 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
>
> But we also have to have a container tag to avoid hyphenation, maybe
>
> somethink like <NOHYPHEN></NOHYPHEN>

Hyphenation is a stylistic attribute not a structural change. It follows
then that an attribute could be added to CSS and there is no need to
extend HTML.

Greg

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