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Subject: Re: [docbook-apps] Break long programlisting lines without spaces?

On Wed, 13 Apr 2011 20:41:43 -0500
David Cramer <david@thingbag.net> wrote:

> On 04/13/2011 04:32 PM, Jirka Kosek wrote:
> > Peter Desjardins wrote:
> >
> >> Has anyone developed a customization that will do this?
> > There is parameter for this:
> >
> > http://docbook.sourceforge.net/release/xsl/current/doc/fo/hyphenate.verbatim.characters.html
> >
> > If you want to allow breaking after any character you can put
> > complete alphabet inside this parameter.

> I've done a little research on this and found on the fop list some
> discussion (pasted below). The fop developers feel that using the
> hyphenation character to achieve this is an abuse of the
> hypenation-character property. However, it is to my mind an obvious
> and important thing to want to do, so I would say that it's an
> omission from the FO-spec.

Could you be a bit more specific please David?
An omission from the spec? where, and in what regard please.
Whilst I agree a hyphen is not a space... the logic of using
this seems 'right'?



Dave Pawson

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