[luatex] setting lccode "automatically"

Heiko Oberdiek heiko.oberdiek at googlemail.com
Thu Jun 23 13:54:59 CEST 2011

On Thu, Jun 23, 2011 at 01:02:54PM +0200, Philipp Stephani wrote:

> No, the capital ß is not the uppercase version of ß. SpecialCasing.txt has
> # The German es-zed is special--the normal mapping is to SS.
> # Note: the titlecase should never occur in practice. It is equal to titlecase(uppercase(<es-zed>))
> 00DF; 00DF; 0053 0073; 0053 0053; # LATIN SMALL LETTER SHARP S

And it's context dependent. The German language has two
words "Maße" and "Masse" meaning different things.
The uppercase variant would be the same ("MASSE"). Therefore
also "SZ" can be used for the uppercase form of "ß": "MASZE".

Yours sincerely
  Heiko Oberdiek

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