[tex-hyphen] weighting hyphenation points
taco at elvenkind.com
Tue May 25 14:57:36 CEST 2010
Stephan Hennig wrote:
> Am 25.05.2010 12:35, schrieb Taco Hoekwater:
>> 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.
> Oh, missed that! Didn't I write, interdependency makes it more
> difficult? ;-)
> But my concern with hyphenation penalty cumulation is another one. Since
> TeX does just penalty cumulation during paragraph breaking, too, there
> can be interaction between hyphenations penalties across different words
> of a paragraph, that, summing-up, can steer paragraph breaking into the
> wrong direction (inferior solution).
Please keep thinking about an actual implementation.
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