# [NTG-pdftex] why is TeX breaking the line?

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Tue Oct 17 09:45:31 CEST 2006

Hi Péter,

Szabo Peter wrote:
> Dear Taco,
>
> Do you have an idea why TeX is breaking the line at the \discretionary
> in the source file below, thus producing an Overfull \hbox -- but if it
> hadn't broken the line there, there would be no overfull boxes?
>
> If you don't know the answer, could you please recommend a forum or
> mailing list?

CC the pdftex mailing list, perhaps Thanh or Bernd knows, even though
it is not really a pdfTeX question. To me, it looks like it may even
be a bug.

Greetings, Taco

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