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On Sat, 16 Sep 2006 12:14:44 -0400, Mark J. Reed <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

>Inconsistent you are being, Carsten:

I'm sorry :-S

>CB> Whoops. Yes, I was misguided by hyphenation rules: Cars-ten.
>
>From that "Yes", I infer that you agree with Phillip that the syllable
>division lies before the [stn=].

>CB> It's true that <st> becomes [St] in syllable onsets, but it's not
>the case here.
>
>Why is that not the case here?  You just said (above) that you agreed
>with Phillip that it *is* the case here.   So now I'm confused.  Where
>do the syllables in your name break?

Orthographically, it'd now be Cars-ten, which is one possiblity, but Car-
sten would also be acceptible, that's the problem. Which one of both I 
prefer I don't know myself. The only orthographically valid way to 
hyphenate "Carsten" is Cars-ten NOW, but it USED to be Car-sten.

C.