[lltx] Hyphenation problems

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Fri Nov 5 14:36:21 CET 2010

On 11/05/2010 02:17 PM, Ulrike Fischer wrote:
> Am Fri, 05 Nov 2010 13:55:51 +0100 schrieb Taco Hoekwater:
>> Ok, that helped somewhat: no more errors about bad libertine tfm files.
>> It still does not work, though (new log attached).
> Remove the \usepackage[EU2]{fontenc} line. Let fontspec handle the
> font encoding (EU2 is for lualatex).
>> And here I was still believing that xelatex would be easier to use than
>> lualatex ....
> It's a problem of the font definition files. eu2lmr.fd which is used
> as "fall back" use a font syntax that only luatex understand:
> file:lmroman5-regular:script=latn;+trep;+tlig;
> So EU2 shouldn't be used with xelatex.

Ok, that fixed it. Now here are the results,

lualatex: > 179.13103pt.
xelatex:  > 179.15291pt.

Based on \tracingall, lualatex has two kerns in that sentence

   Heute<\kern-0.1095>, mit einig<\kern-0.16425>en Jahrzehnten Abstand

but I cannot see what ICU does.

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