Re: Chinese and DSSSL

Subject: Re: Chinese and DSSSL
From: Holger Klawitter <holger@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 16 Feb 2000 09:33:59 +0100

Kent Tong wrote:
> * If english words are embedded in a Chinese paragraph, the line breaks
>   always occur at the spaces between the english words. That is, it
>   seems to think the adjacent Chinese characters actually form a very
>   long word and therefore prefers not to break this long word. In fact,
>   we Chinese do not use spaces to separate any Chinese characters.
>   If there any way to tell it that space that it can break anywhere
>   it likes among the Chinese text?

In ISO SGML there is &hairsp; which is an invisible space allowing
line brakes at places you don't want to see spaces (the opposite of
&nbsp;). Besides trying to hack the (hypothetical) equivalent into
the relevant paragraphs, I am at the end of my wit.

	Holger Klawitter
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