Originally Posted by johnnyb
Since, unfortunately, Android suffers from the same flaw, it seems more like bad design than anything fundamental...
Well, Kris in the Marvin thread
said that the highlighting difficulties are likely related to Apple's UIWebView, but that switching away from UIWebView would be more damaging than beneficial. My workaround is to highlight such passages separately, attaching a note to the second highlight to clarify that it's meant to constitute a single highlight with the previous one.