[TUHS] [groff] The hyphenation algorithm produces wrong results

Clem Cole clemc at ccc.com
Mon Mar 5 06:42:40 AEST 2018

On Sun, Mar 4, 2018 at 3:23 PM, Doug McIlroy <doug at cs.dartmouth.edu> wrote:

> I hadn't realized that groff hyphenation had been taken from
> Tex, not troff. Is that becuase Tex did a better job, or
> because troff's was deemed proprietary?
> Given the author, I would guess the later as he wanted to be FOSS and
would not have looked at the ditroff source - but that guess is worth just
that ;-)

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