Subject: Re: fmt and high bit characters
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From: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/29/2000 00:11:09
>> - for non-western languages how should fmt behave?
>> for example, japanese/chinese/korean text does not have space between
>Presumably a sufficiently robust i18n library would include
>character-set-specific functions which fmt could use to know if a line
>break was appropriate between two characters, and, if so, how to do
are there any hints in Solaris manpage? i don't remember
>What is the convention for line breaks in japanese, chinese, and
>korean? (Japanese has multi-character words, correct? Are
>multi-character words broken across lines in printed text?)
it is okay to break lines during multi-character words (no hyphen :-P).
in some cases, we try to avoid it though.