[luatex] Hyphenation in plain TeX

Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard mpg at elzevir.fr
Fri Oct 8 17:15:07 CEST 2010

Le 08/10/2010 17:03, Arthur Reutenauer a écrit :
>> FWIW, pdftex gives mé-daille, even with \(left|right)hyphenmin1.
>   Well, it uses the same patterns, doesn't it?  :-)
Sure. But since we are on the LuaTeX list, and the beginning of the discussion
was indeed luatex-specific, I just wanted to point out that there is nothing
special about luatex here.

>> 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 ;-)
I fully trust you.


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