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Re: [bug-libunistring] [PATCH] Allow latex to wrap long URLs.

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: [bug-libunistring] [PATCH] Allow latex to wrap long URLs.
Date: Sat, 2 May 2009 07:59:29 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

* Bruno Haible wrote on Fri, May 01, 2009 at 11:08:47PM CEST:
> Thanks for the patch. But in fact, I think URLs should not be broken into
> lines, because in the browser's text field they should not be entered
> with a newline either.

With PDF output, there is no problem with wrapping URLs: you can still
just click on them, and they will be filled in correctly, i.e., without
the newline.

> --- doc/libunistring.texi.orig        2009-05-01 22:56:51.000000000 +0200
> +++ doc/libunistring.texi     2009-05-01 22:04:42.000000000 +0200
> @@ -54,6 +54,23 @@
>  @code{\func\}
>  @end macro
> address@hidden Macro for forcing a line break in TeX mode.
> address@hidden Needed because there are long unbreakable pieces of text (such 
> as URLs or
> address@hidden formulas), TeX is too shy to move them to a new file. TeX 
> considers only


> address@hidden two choices: a line break in aligned mode (which it rejects 
> due to aesthetic
> address@hidden reasons) and writing into the margin. What we want in many 
> cases is a line
> address@hidden break without filling the first line. Like what @* delivers.
> address@hidden But we need it only in TeX mode. info and HTML modes are fine.

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