[tex-hyphen] zerohyph.tex and hyph-utf8

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Fri Aug 22 22:18:11 CEST 2014

On 2014-08-21 at 22:14:11 +0000, Karl Berry wrote:

 >     Is there any file in TeX that is guaranteed to be empty?
 > No.
 > There is /dev/null on Unix; don't know about Windows.

There is NUL on MS-DOS/Windows but it doesn't exist in the file
system.  Hence I suppose that it's only available on the command
line (cmd.exe) but not in all scripting languages.  And I never
tried to _read_ from NUL.


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