NBSP supposed to stretch, right?

James Kass via Unicode unicode at unicode.org
Thu Dec 19 00:02:07 CST 2019

On 2019-12-17 12:50 AM, Shriramana Sharma via Unicode wrote:
> I would have gone and filed this as a LibreOffice bug since that's the
> software I use most, but when I found this is a cross-software
> problem, I thought it would be best to have this discussed and
> documented here (and in a future version of the standard).
There's a bug report for the LibreOffice application here...
...which shows an interesting history of the situation.

One issue is whether to be Unicode compliant or MS-Word compliant. 
MS-Word had apparently corrected the bug with Word 2013 but had reverted 
to the incorrect behavior by the time Word 2016 rolled out.  On that 
page it's noted that applications like InDesign, Firefox, TeX, and 
QuarkXPress handle U+00A0 correctly.

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