[texhax] Hyphenation in the age of web names

Steve Peter speter at dandy.net
Tue Oct 30 18:02:33 CET 2007

I'm typesetting a book about the JavaScript library script.aculo.us.  
As you might imagine, the name occurs frequently, often at the end of  
the line, but TeX won't hyphenate it. I can't suggest anything to TeX  
globally via \hyphenation, since the name contains periods. Are there  
any known work-arounds to this? I would hate to have to enter \- by  
hand hundreds of times. (No, I can't change the name, and I'm not the  
author of the book, so I can't reduce the number of times it is  


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