[texhax] broken link

William F Hammond hmwlfsr at yahoo.com
Mon May 25 03:08:13 CEST 2015

Reinhard Kotucha <reinhard.kotucha at googlemail.com> writes:

>  > And, of course, there are LaTeX packages, as well as TeX styles,
>  > that attempt to be "smart" about breaking URLs when typesetting
>  > them.
> Are you sure that these LaTeX packages don't do the right thing?
> AFAIK the graphical representaion of an URL can be broken among
> lines but both parts still contain the complete link.  Whatever is
> doable is supported by Heiko Oberdiek's packages already.

In saying "attempt to be 'smart'", I was not at all
criticizing any LaTeX package with which I am familiar but
rather alluding to the fact that there is no truly correct
way to typeset a URL having 500 characters in most fonts with
common paper sizes.

                              -- Bill

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