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Ambiguous hyphenation cases with

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Tue, 22 Jul 2014 07:03:33 -0700
Message-ID: <53CE6F35.5000405@inkedblade.net>
To: Håkan Save Hansson <hakan.hansson@edison.se>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>, Unicode <unicode@unicode.org>
On 05/12/2014 12:43 AM, Håkan Save Hansson wrote:
> Hi fantasai,
> Regarding your answer to my second suggestion (if you are referring
> to James Clarks first answer):
> The problem is that the hyphenation system in itself can't decide how
> to change the spelling, without any "dictionary"   functionality. It
> can't know if I meant "mat-tjuv" ("food thief" in Swedish) or "matt-tjuv"
> ("carpet thief") when I wrote "mat&shy;tjuv". So there has to be a way
> to tell the hyphenation system that.

Hm. I don't think I have a solution for that problem. :/ Currently you'd
just have to not hyphenate that word.

CCing Unicode, in case anyone there has a solution

Up-reference: http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2014Feb/0739.html

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