[luatex] Hyphenation in plain TeX

Arthur Reutenauer arthur.reutenauer at normalesup.org
Fri Oct 8 17:03:44 CEST 2010

> FWIW, pdftex gives mé-daille, even with \(left|right)hyphenmin1.

  Well, it uses the same patterns, doesn't it?  :-)

> I have no personal opinion on whether mé-dail-le is correct, but as a general
> rule, I think the goal of the patterns is to avoid false positives

  I agree, but, that being said, I'm sure:

> (Or, as you say, picky typographers dislike ail-le.)

  ... is the right explanation for the patterns we have ;-)


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