[tex-hyphen] luatex-hyphen & TL

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Sat May 22 17:14:59 CEST 2010

On Sa, 22 Mai 2010, Mojca Miklavec wrote:
> This is really ugly to me.


> Second: Karl has already objected to that in past, but in case that
> you do generate luatex-specific language.dat.lua, instead of
> luaspecial="disabled:only usable in 8bit engines", I would much prefer
> to have something like
>     enable8bit=true,enableutf=false
> and for indic scripts
>     enable8bit=false,enableutf=true
> then you could just as well generate two language.dat files: one for
> 8bit engines and one for XeTeX. And even if not: the syntax would be
> much more clean.

So what are the cases we have to decide?
group 1:
	handled with the loader patterns for pdftex and related ones
group 2:
	xetex that can only load utf8 patterns
group 3:
	luatex, another set

Is that right? In additon, group 2 is a subset of group 1, right?
And group 3???

I would like to see some orthogonality.

>     comment="something that we would like to see in comments in language.dat"
> which would generate
>     % something that we would like to see in comments in language.dat

Well, that can probably be done on the gerenal level, yeah, that should
be doable.

Best wishes

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