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Re: [Lynx-dev] <PRE>...&shy;...</PRE>

From: Sándor Halász
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] <PRE>...&shy;...</PRE>
Date: Wed, 22 Oct 2008 15:31:12 -0400

>>>> 2008/10/22 09:53 -0600, Paul Gilmartin >>>>
PRE> is supposed to select a monospaced font.  So, is an
en dash the same as an em dash in a monospaced font?
Imagine the typewriter: the standard was that two hyphen-dashes (the Unicode
name) make an em-dash, and one makes a hyphen or a figure-dash. Here
there is no en-dash, and copyeditors, who are quite particular, use three
hyphen-dashes--but there is a standard list of substitutions, somehwere

>>>> 2008/10/22 09:53 -0600, Paul Gilmartin >>>>
And all 3 browsers collapse the soft hyphen. 
It is supposed to manifest itself only if the line wherin it is
at that word is overset. Otherwise it hides.

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