Question about WordBreak property rules

Karl Williamson public at
Thu Jul 24 15:21:32 CDT 2014

On 07/24/2014 01:38 PM, Karl Williamson wrote:
> indicates that there should be no break between the first two letters in
> the sequence
> Hebrew_Letter Single_Quote Hebrew_Letter.
> However, rule 7a just below indicates that there should be no break
> between a Hebrew_Letter and a Single_Quote even if what follows is not a
> Hebrew_Letter.
> This is not contradictory, but it is suspicious.  It makes me wonder if
> there is an error in the specification.  Assuming there is not, then
> rule 7a ought to be before current rule 6, which itself should be
> divided so that there isn't redundant specification of the Hebrew_Letter
> rules.

In reading this after I sent it, I'm not sure I was clear enough.
Rule 6 implies that you need additional context to decide whether to 
break between a Hebrew_Letter followed by a Single_Quote.

Yet Rule 7a says that you don't need any additional context; you break 

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