[tex-hyphen] liturgical latine

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Sun May 9 11:59:02 CEST 2010

Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard wrote:
> Le 09/05/2010 09:08, Elie Roux a écrit :
>> I'm writing some books with TeX using liturgical latine, which for about
>> 100 years contains accents. The accents do not change the sounds but the
>> accentuation, so any vowel can be accentuated: ǽ, ý (in Kýrie eléison
>> only), é, á, í, ú and ó. Œ theorically could also be accentuated, but
>> I've never seen it (it mostly appears in non-liturgical latine).
> If you don't need to \lowercase things, you could try to cheat by setting
> \lccode`\é=`\e etc. Of course this may have side-effects. See below for a
> possibly better solution using the same idea.
>> Would it be possible to hyphenate the accentuated latine with the same
>> patterns as the non-accentuated one?
> It seems to me that e-TeX's \savinghyphcodes is precisely done for that
> (consider many letters equivalent to the same letter for hyphenation purpose,
> without needing to affect their \lccode at runtime). So,
> \begingroup \savinghypcodes1
> \lccode`\é=`\e % etc.
> % input latin patterns
> \endgroup
> should work (I assume you create a new language for that). Unfortunately,
> \savinghyphcodes is disabled in LuaTeX, and didn't seem to work with XeTeX last
> time I tried.

\savinghyphcodes will be back in luatex 0.70.

Best wishes,

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