[tex-hyphen] weighting hyphenation points

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Tue May 25 12:35:38 CEST 2010

Stephan Hennig wrote:
>>     A) word compounds  - penalty -20 (e.g.)
> Don't negative penalties encourage line breaks?  No hyphenation is still 
> better than compound word hyphenation, no?

Yes, but all word compounds are also in the regular patterns, which
raises their penalties values to above zero.

Best wishes,

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