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Subject: Re: Hyphenation in HTML - the simple solution
From: "Daniel W. Connolly" <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Sat, 25 May 1996 22:00:17 -0400
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In message <[log in to unmask]>, Olle Jarnefors writes:,
Peter Svanberg writes:
>
>> - Special markup, as proposed. This should
>>   really only done in case where the above
>>   two point fail, and then the question is
>>   whether we really need this special markup,
>>   and how it has to look exactly.
>
>The important thing is that some markup for hyphenation data is
>included in an HTML standard. It can be made extremely simple
>for browser makers to implement. This markup will be available
>for those who need it, but can be ignored by those content
>providers that think hyphenation is unimportant or use langauges
>for which automatic hyphenation is relatively easy to implement,
>so that widely used web browsers will soon include good
>hyphenation support for these languages.

I think this is right on the mark.

Dan




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