[texhax] Franklin Mark Liang's thesis _Word Hy-phen-a-tion by Com-pu-ter_ available on-line
bnb at ams.org
Fri Jul 15 18:00:15 CEST 2011
william adams wrote,
I hadn't known it was available as a freely-downloadable .pdf.
it's also available from tug, at
along with the patgen program and tutorial.
Found it 'cause I was searching for this gem of old lore:
If all problems of hyphenation have not been solved,
at least some progress has been made since that night,
when according to legend, an RCA Marketing Manager
received a phone call from a disturbed customer.
His 301 had just hyphenated "God".
? Paul E. Justus (1972)
that's just so delightful! brings back
memories of rca's early typesetting programs,
page-1 and page-2. we've come a long way ...
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