[tex-hyphen] weighting hyphenation points

Arthur Reutenauer arthur.reutenauer at normalesup.org
Wed May 19 20:45:18 CEST 2010

> In case anybody is reading this

  Why wouldn't we? ;-)

>                                  patterns have to have not only one  
> weight attribute, but two attributes:
>   * a priority that solves conflicts (fighting pattern sets),
>   * a weight (or a demerit in case of TeX) that is to be associated
>     with a potential hyphenation point to steers the paragraph breaking
>     algorithm towards more legible paragraph breaks.

  I'm not sure I get that.  Could you make a small example?


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