Where to line=break a slash?

Subject: Where to line=break a slash?
From: Geoff Hart <ghart -at- videotron -dot- ca>
To: Tech Whirlers <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>, "Butler, Darren J CTR USAF AFMC 584 CBSS/GBHAC" <Darren -dot- Butler -dot- ctr -at- Robins -dot- af -dot- mil>
Date: Fri, 11 Jul 2008 13:22:08 -0400

Darren Butler wondered about: <<Doo-Wa-Diddy/Diddy-Dum

The general rule for line breaks is that the last part on the initial
line should provide a clue that things continue on the next line.
This is why hyphens go on the first line, not the second: a hyphen
means "this word continues". By the same logic, the / is
traditionally place before the line break, not afterwards.

-- Geoff Hart
ghart -at- videotron -dot- ca / geoffhart -at- mac -dot- com
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Where to line=break a slash?: From: Butler, Darren J CTR USAF AFMC 584 CBSS/GBHAC

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