[tex-live] hyphenation exceptions for US English

Juergen Fenn juergen.fenn at GMX.DE
Sat Nov 3 00:06:36 CET 2007

"Philip Taylor (Webmaster)" <P.Taylor at rhul.ac.uk> writes:

> Why on earth would you want to permit modification ?
> A TeX document should typeset identically on any
> TeX system in the world; once you allow variant
> hyphenation exceptions, you throw that basic
> premiss out of the window :-(

No, you don't. There may well be different versions of a file
compiling differently. You have to make sure which version to use if
you want to produce identical output. If you don't allow for
modifications no one will be able to improve it in the future... 


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