[sword-devel] Hyphenation in the context of narrow displays
jonmmorgan at gmail.com
Wed Oct 27 05:54:14 MST 2010
Slightly different scope, but one project that does hyphenation in
http://code.google.com/p/hyphenator/. It is used in the new version of
BPBible. I don't know how well it adapts to Biblical texts, but it says it
supports a number of languages.
On Wed, Oct 27, 2010 at 7:25 PM, David Haslam <d.haslam at ukonline.co.uk>wrote:
> For many mobile devices such as cell phones, the line length of text is
> limited by the narrow width of the display screen.
> This accentuates the problem of hyphenation for long words.
> i.e. Where to split a word and hyphenate it properly between syllables.
> One of the projects at bfbs linguistic computing addresses the challenge of
> See http://lc.bfbs.org.uk/news.php?item.34.2
> Perhaps at some future occasion, it might be a worthwhile idea to explore
> whether automatic hyphenation might be something that could be incorporated
> into the SWORD API.
> It certainly would do no harm, and it might do much good.
> Others more skilled than I might wish to pursue this suggestion.
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