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Character styling - a potential requirement for spaced letters #43
Character styling already begins with a warning note:
Aside: Clearly, one of these styles (Bold-italic text) is now redundant because it can readily be achieved using the syntax for nested markers.
Even so, if there is ever a future requirement to more accurately digitize some historically significant Bible versions, there would be a need to implement at least one further character style.
Use: Spaced letters.
The R E V E L A T I O N of S. J O H N the Divine.
It would be desirable to have a new character style for these words, e.g.
In this way the styled text will be semantically still be the same word, even though it is displayed differently. If this were ever to be implemented, the letter spacing should be done by intelligent rendering rather than by inserting spaces. This would be especially important for apps that feature text to speech for selected text.