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Karl Williamson
July 2, 2011 11:19
Fwd: PRI #186: Word-Joining Hyphen
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-------- Original Message --------
Date: Fri, 01 Jul 2011 14:27:25 -0700

The Unicode Technical Committee has posted a new issue for public review 
comment. Details are on the following web page:

Review period for the new item closes on July 27, 2011.

Please see the page for links to discussion and relevant documents. 
the new issue is:

PRI #186    Word-Joining Hyphen

The Unicode Standard has different character properties for line-break and
word-break behavior that reflect differences in behavior. The standard
specifies that U+2011 NON-BREAKING HYPHEN disallows line breaks. The 
Technical Committee is currently considering whether this non-breaking
behavior should be broadened to also affect word breaking behavior.

Details concerning this proposal are in the PRI itself:

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