Re: word breaks
- From: Evan Martin <martine danga com>
- To: Nathan Fredrickson <nathan silverorange com>
- Cc: gtk-i18n-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: word breaks
- Date: Tue, 13 Jan 2004 21:18:09 -0800
On Wed, Jan 14, 2004 at 12:05:19AM -0500, Nathan Fredrickson wrote:
> I'm using Pango for the first time through the GTK+ API. I've noticed
> some odd behavior when Pango breaks text that contains numbers into
> words. For example, "word1234" becomes "word" and "234".
> Is this expected behavior? If not, is it a problem with Pango or GTK+?
This is Pango.
I believe this is #97545:
Because UTR #29 has this rule for word breaking:
Don't break within sequences of digits, or digits adjacent to letters.
Numeric x Numeric
Letter x Numeric
Numeric x Letter
(Ah, memories! I filed that bug 14 months ago. I'm not complaining,
but every so often I remember it...)
martine danga com
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