[tex-hyphen] ptex-specific patterns
mojca.miklavec.lists at gmail.com
Sat May 29 20:46:48 CEST 2010
Akira's email seems to be bouncing (maybe I need to use another one),
but here are some observations (tested on TL 2010). I have tested with
ptex -ini -jobname=platex -progname=platex platex.ini
and tried to replace
The first thing that I have noticed was the following:
UTF-8 Slovenian Hyphenation Patterns
so it seems that the code recognizes the engine to be UTF-8 (contrary
to Omega :)
but then it has complained about the code being non-letter (nothing new):
As optimistic as I was, I have tried to define the needed lccodes:
etc. But then it has complained about:
! Bad character code (269).
<to be read again>
! Invalid code (269), should be in the range 0..255.
So it seems that pTeX is not fully UTF-8 after all; or maybe it works
in UTF-8 mode only when typesetting Japanese.
The next step that I have tried was to treat the engine as 8-bit and
thus running both
and then the format generation worked properly. However I have no idea
whether the final result was 100% compatible with loading the other
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