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Re: Add prefix to lyrics

From: Dmytro O. Redchuk
Subject: Re: Add prefix to lyrics
Date: Fri, 3 Sep 2010 10:56:40 +0300
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)

On Fri 03 Sep 2010, 09:14 Werner LEMBERG wrote:
> >> @ 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.
I'd say that minimally acceptable for lyrics is far too short for text (and
acceptable for text is too long for lyrics).

So, the question is what is minimally acceptable for lyrics and --- next
(sub)question --- will font's hyphen be acceptable for lyrics as a _minimally_

As for me.

I'd say "no" for the last (sub)question.

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

> >  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
>   -  -  -  -

  Dmytro O. Redchuk
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