[tex-hyphen] ptex-specific patterns

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Mon May 31 17:37:40 CEST 2010

Taco Hoekwater wrote:
>>   I don't see how we could solve the situation by considering each
>> character individually (like we currently do in UTF-8), given pTeX's
>> behaviour.
> I also read that explanation (but not very thoroughly). My impression
> was: ptex understands any kind of input as long as it is a valid
> Japanese character, and produces random 8-bit stuff otherwise (which

I must apologize. The word 'random' is unkind and incorrect. I can see
that it is in fact clearly defined. What I meant is that it is hard to
predict the outcome for people that are totally unfamiliar with
Japanese, like me.

Best wishes,

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