Ned Freed wrote:
(Unicode lacks a no-op, a meaningless octet, one that could
be added or removed without causing any change to the
meaning of the text).
NBSP is used for this purpose.
My proposal u+FFFE was nonsense, I wanted u+FEFF. The latter
is "zero width nbsp" (aka BOM), did you also mean this beast ?
Not a no-op in some cases wrt hyphenation and composition, so
it's probably not what Tom wants.
It's close enough.
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