[luatex] Hyphenation in plain TeX

Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard mpg at elzevir.fr
Fri Oct 8 13:36:25 CEST 2010

Le 08/10/2010 13:26, Arthur Reutenauer a écrit :
> 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:
>>>> 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?  They are not needed because
>> words are very short.  And since words consist of single syllables,
>> there are no reasonable breakpoints.
>   Sure enough, but you didn't answer Khaled's question: how bad is not
> having \uccode and \lccode then?
I don't know anything about Vietnamese, but people may want \uppercase to work?

Even if this is not relevant for vietnamese, the point still holds in general:
\[ul]ccode's are not used only for hyphenation, so it would be rather strange to
set them only in hyphenation files.


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