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Re: [Groff] hyphenation in words with explicit hyphen

From: Stewart C. Russell
Subject: Re: [Groff] hyphenation in words with explicit hyphen
Date: Thu, 22 Feb 2001 16:31:25 +0000

Werner LEMBERG wrote:
> The distance between an explicit and
> an implicit hyphenation point is about 6 characters.

UK english doesn't use distance rules (whereas US English does, or tends
to). It's all on syllables, and stress, which you can't work out unless
you have a manually created table       :-(

Stewart C. Russell              Senior Analyst, Dictionary Division
address@hidden  HarperCollins Publishers
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