[tex-hyphen] use of middle dot as a separator

Pander pander at users.sourceforge.net
Wed Dec 19 13:09:56 CET 2012

On 2012-12-19 13:05, Jaume Ortolà i Font wrote:
> Hi,
> I have seen in this document[1] that the middle dot character (U+00B7)
> is proposed as a separator for indicating hyphenation points (with the
> lowest priority). This should be strongly discouraged as this
> character is commonly used inside words in Catalan and other
> languages.[2]

Hi Jaume,

Thank you for your contribution. This format is still in development. I
will continue with it next year. Since the it has not an important role
in the format as it is now I am sure another character can be used for
that. I have added it to my to do list.



> Regards,
> Jaume Ortolà
> [1] Hyphenation Definition File Format (under development), section 3.
> Hyphenation priority
> http://xml.resource.org/cgi-bin/xml2rfc-dev.cgi?mode=html&url=https://raw.github.com/PanderMusubi/hyphenation-definitions/master/hyphenation-definitions.xml#priority
> [2] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Interpunct#Catalan

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