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[css-text] i18n-ISSUE-345: Arabic Hyphenation

From: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 27 May 2014 17:27:41 +0100
Message-ID: <5384BCFD.3070802@w3.org>
To: www International <www-international@w3.org>, W3C Style <www-style@w3.org>
6.1 Hyphenation Control: the hyphens property

"When shaping scripts such as Arabic are allowed to break within words 
due to hyphenation, the characters must still be shaped as if the word 
were not broken."

I have seen a mail thread about hyphenation of Latin text within Arabic, 
but I've heard from a few experts that hyphenation is not actually used 
for Arabic-script text. Do we have some evidence that it is used? Just 

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