[texhax] hypenation matters, again

Barbara Beeton bnb at ams.org
Wed Aug 18 15:32:57 CEST 2004

    bnb at ams.org (Barbara Beeton) writes:
    >and setting the \...hyphenmin's to "infinity" may be
    >a more efficient way to suppress hyphenation altogether
    >than setting the \...hyphenpenalty values.

    Surely one sets \pretolerance to infinity if one wants to
    suppress hyphenation?

well, that's one way of doing it, but it results
in more passes through the text.  doesn't make
much difference with the speed of computers these
days, but even just a few years ago, it really did.
							-- bb

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