[csswg-drafts] [css-text-4] Dealing with unusual line-break/hyphenation rules

r12a has just created a new issue for https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts:

== [css-text-4] Dealing with unusual line-break/hyphenation rules ==
8. Breaking Within Words

Certain features associated with line-breaking are unusual by western standards, and i'm not sure whether to class them as line-break rules, or specialised hyphenation rules. 

Two examples are given in the last section of the following article, [Other special rules](http://w3c.github.io/i18n-drafts/articles/typography/linebreak.en#sec_special_rules).  

The Javanese example might be closer to what we normally think of as hyphenation: a glyph that only appears when a word is broken, and isn't in the text stream. However, it only occurs in a specific situation.

The Tibetan example relates to situations where a single syllable followed by a shad is wrapped.  In my mind, this may be more aligned with line-break rules than hyphenation.

**The purpose of this issue is to ask whether anyone has any suggestion about how to treat things of this kind, and whether we should add anything to the CSS spec to either refer to or cover this kind of behaviour.**

Please view or discuss this issue at https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/2976 using your GitHub account

Received on Wednesday, 1 August 2018 15:10:08 UTC