[luatex] Hyphenation in plain TeX
khaledhosny at eglug.org
Fri Oct 8 13:24:37 CEST 2010
On Fri, Oct 08, 2010 at 01:20:48PM +0200, Reinhard Kotucha wrote:
> On 8 October 2010 Khaled Hosny wrote:
> > On Fri, Oct 08, 2010 at 12:59:45PM +0200, Reinhard Kotucha wrote:
> > > On 8 October 2010 Mojca Miklavec wrote:
> > >
> > > > Now imagine user A using both German and French patterns. When he
> > > > switches from German to French - should we switch all the German
> > > > lccodes for äöü back to undefined? If we don't, there's a chance that
> > > > the user will get different hyphenation for French (let's say that the
> > > > text contains a name with some German letters) depending on whether he
> > > > was typesetting a French-only or mixed language document.
> > > >
> > > > Now imagine user B using some package that deals with Unicode and sets
> > > > all the lccodes for the whole Unicode range. If we do change the
> > > > lccodes back to undefined when switching from German to French, the
> > > > user will have all the letters for the whole Unicode range properly
> > > > defined, except for some umlauts which we modified without user's
> > > > consent.
> > >
> > > Now imagine user C is writing in Vietnamese. There are no patterns
> > > for Vietnamese, but \uccode/\lccode values have to be set somewhere.
> > And how bad is that?
> The absence of hyphenation patterns?
No, the \uccode/\lccode's without hyphenation patterns, should that be a
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