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Re: Add prefix to lyrics

From: Werner LEMBERG
Subject: Re: Add prefix to lyrics
Date: Fri, 03 Sep 2010 09:14:35 +0200 (CEST)

>> @ David: What I'm not quite sure about yet: Do you - in general -
>> think the font glyph should or should not be used?
> I think that the font should provide the minimally acceptable
> hyphen.

I second that.

> If it gets shorter than that, no hyphen should be used at all.


>  Whether longer hyphens are pieced together from this minimally
> acceptable hyphen (which could be just a centered dot, and thus not
> extensible) or from a larger extensible piece, I have no opinion
> about.

IMHO, long hyphens are extremely ugly.  If the distance between two
syllables becomes too big I prefer

  -  -  -  -

or something like that instead of a long hyphen.  At least this is the
traditional typesetting for classical music as used in Germany and


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