# [tex-hyphen] hyphenating ancient Greek with LuaLaTeX

Pablo Rodríguez oinos at web.de
Thu Sep 23 17:12:40 CEST 2010

On 09/23/2010 12:22 PM, Mojca Miklavec wrote:
> 2010/9/21 Pablo Rodríguez wrote:
>> Hi there,
>>
>> the supported languages.
>
> It's been there since the beginning (since the existence of hyph-utf8).

But somehow LuaTeX catcodes prevent it from working, don't they?.

>> Would you be so kind to show me how the following sample could work in
>> LuaLaTeX?
>>
>> \documentclass{minimal}
>> \begin{document}
>> \showhyphens{παθημάτων σύμβολα}
>> \end{document}
>
> Some people would probably know a more precise answer, but just to
> stress out a few problematic points:
>
> 1.) It would help a lot if polyglossia was ported to LuaLaTeX. At the
> moment it only works with XeLaTeX, so you would need to load the
> language manually (I should probably know how to do it, but I didn't
> dive into details yet; I believe we even have some code in repository
> that does that). Maybe somebody else could answer you.

Even if ported to LuaLaTeX, polyglossia wouldn't work if catcodes aren't
properly set, would it?