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Re: \: re-enables hyphenation--should it?

From: Dave Kemper
Subject: Re: \: re-enables hyphenation--should it?
Date: Tue, 4 Aug 2020 22:23:56 -0500

On 7/31/20, Peter Schaffter <> wrote:
> Surely the most useful and accurate way to describe \& is "a
> zero-width, non-printing character."

Agreed.  A patch that changes the wording to just that is attached.

The term in groff(7), "non-printable, zero-width glyph," was already
close, but I changed it as well anyway, mostly because \& acts more
like an input character (affecting how input is interpreted) than an
output glyph.

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