[luatex] Hyphenation in plain TeX

Vladimir Lomov lomov.vl at gmail.com
Fri Oct 8 10:49:15 CEST 2010

Hi Khaled.
** Khaled Hosny [2010-10-08 10:21:17 +0200]:

> On Fri, Oct 08, 2010 at 05:03:55PM +0900, Vladimir Lomov wrote:
>>>> P.S. I tried with French as well I got the same error message but for
>>>> Russian I didn't. Well no hyphenation in either case.
>>> To hyphenate Russian, one would need to fix something in
>>> luatex/lualatex formats first.
>> Hm, could you explain a little what the problem is? With font encodings?
>> After all, these languages are work fine in context (actually mkiv).
> The \uccode/\lccode is not set for anything but ASCII (or whatever TeX
> engine internally have), XeTeX sets it for the entire Unicode charset
> in the format, but we don't yet for LuaTeX, so any hyphenation requiring
> characters outside ASCII will not work out of box (or at least this is
> my understanding).
AFAIK, ASCII is 7-bit encoding so neither German nor French don't fir
into ASCII.

WBR, Vladimir Lomov

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