# [texhax] hypenation matters, again

Philip TAYLOR P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Mon Aug 16 15:53:18 CEST 2004

Barbara Beeton wrote:

[snip]

> your client can reset \lefthyphenmin=3 to avoid all
> hyphens after fewer than three initial letters, but
> for the rest of these words, the only solutions are
>  - try the uk hyphenation patterns and settings,
>    which are different from the u.s. ones;
>  - use \hyphenation{...} as s/he has done.

I am never sure of the answer to this : is it valid/correct
to set \{left|right}hyphenmin in the TeX file to a value
other than that set when using PatGen ?

** Phil.