[luatex] fontspec prevents hyphenation

Ulrike Fischer luatex at nililand.de
Tue Nov 23 20:57:57 CET 2010

Am Tue, 23 Nov 2010 18:43:55 +0100 schrieb Mojca Miklavec:

> On Tue, Nov 23, 2010 at 16:08, Ulrike Fischer wrote:

>> I can't test this as ngerman is unknown to plain luatex (and I have
>> no idea how to enable it).
> You could just as well use "german" instead (I wasn't paying
> attention), but do you want to say that "ngerman" works in lualatex,
> but not in plain luatex? Since that would be weird.

Well I never cared for hyphenation in plain. But now I looked: plain
inputs a hyphen.tex. This hyphen.tex contains some pattern and
that's all. Language.dat is not used and there is also no
luatex-adapted version of hyphen.tex. So luatex and etex both
complain for every language:

! e-TeX error: language german undefined..
\et at xmsg ...lines =0 \errmessage {e-TeX error: #2}

Ulrike Fischer 

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