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Re: [Groff] hyphenation and grohtml

From: Bernd Warken
Subject: Re: [Groff] hyphenation and grohtml
Date: Fri, 14 Jun 2002 19:25:27 +0200
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On Fri, Jun 14, 2002 at 10:31:30AM +0200, Werner LEMBERG wrote:
> ???  I don't understand your remark.  Hyphenation should *never* be
> active while producing HTML code.  The alternative discussed on the
> list was to add a request for controlling .hy and .nh, but the above
> four lines should be equivalent since those request can't be
> reactivated, making them disappear completely.
I was speaking about www.tmac macros producing `\:' automatically, not on
the html device.  This should be possible with heavy usage of .substring .
> PS: An interesting alternative would be to do almost the opposite:
>     inserting soft hyphen characters at all possible hyphenation
>     points.  Of course, this would increase the size of HTML files a
>     lot, but it could improve the appearance of the text.  Are there
>     browsers available which honour shc?

Fine, if this is done automatically by groff without having to tune the
roff documents.

Bernd Warken

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