[luatex] Strange hyphenation

luigi scarso luigi.scarso at gmail.com
Sun Oct 3 18:46:59 CEST 2010

On Sun, Oct 3, 2010 at 6:15 PM, Paul Isambert <zappathustra at free.fr> wrote:
>  Le 03/10/2010 17:45, Taco Hoekwater a écrit :
>> On 10/03/2010 02:52 PM, enrico.gregorio at univr.it wrote:
>>> My fmtutil.cnf says
>> Ok, I managed to fix my installation, and now I get the same bad
>> output you did (I had to run fmtutil --byfmt by hand to get a proper
>> new format).
>> The problem is not the word 'determinante' at all. Believe it or not,
>> but the acutal problem is the '---' ligature. No _normal_ patterns are
>> applied to the current paragraph any more after the first occurence of
>> that. Hyphenation exceptions still work, and that is why the second
>> paragraph comes out ok.
>> I need to do some serious thinking on why a ligature can block
>> hyphenation :(
> Just for the record:
> Enrico's text, under plain TeX, with luaotfload and an otf font, is
> hyphenated properly, even with `---' ligatures.
> So isn't it LaTeX, or Babel, or anything not related to LuaTeX, that is
> bugged?
What is your test ?


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