[TUHS] Soft hyphens

M Douglas McIlroy m.douglas.mcilroy at dartmouth.edu
Tue Mar 30 06:28:34 AEST 2021

> When hyphenation is disabled, soft (discretionary) hyphens are
> interpreted.

In pre-Unix roff hyphenation mode 0 turned off all breaking of words.
The original troff, however, behaved as described above, and alsowant
broke genuinely hyphenated words in mode 0. If you t really wants
to break words one day, you may use

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