Re: [xep-support] preventing line breaks before punctuation

From: Dave Pawson <>
Date: Tue Oct 31 2006 - 03:59:26 PST

On 31/10/06, Geoff Levner <> wrote:

> If by "it" you are referring to the white space that is inserted
> before colons, semicolons, question marks and exclamation points, I
> can assure you that if you pick up any recent book printed in French,
> that is how it will be typeset. And whatever the Academy might have
> to say about it will make little difference to our customers...

And I think that is the point.
As has been suggested, if you want user specific processing,
the right place for it is in the XSLT you use prior to formatting
with xsl-fo.
  Certainly not a change to the recommendation or implementations.


Dave Pawson
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