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[Groff] Permissible characters for hyphenation

From: Stephen Berman
Subject: [Groff] Permissible characters for hyphenation
Date: Mon, 30 May 2016 11:35:01 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1.50 (gnu/linux)

Does groff permit characters besides hyphen-minus (ASCII 45) and soft
hyphen (octal 255) for displaying hyphenation in man pages?  I'm asking
because the Emacs package man.el displays references to other man pages
(e.g. in the SEE ALSO section) as clickable links, but has a bug when
such a reference is hyphenated, and in trying to fix this bug the above
question arose (see
I'd be grateful for a definitive answer or at least a pointer to
relevant documentation.

Steve Berman

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