[tex-hyphen] hyphenation with ligatures in input

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Wed Jan 15 21:53:57 CET 2014

On Wed, Jan 15, 2014 at 06:22:22PM +0000, Philip Taylor wrote:
> Hans Hagen wrote:
> > input shouldn't contain such ligatures and if it does, it might be with a purpose
> I cannot agree with the first part of that statement, although I do with
> the second.  In a Unicode world (into which we are emerging,
> from a very long period in the Dark Ages), any character that is
> in the Unicode character set must be valid in an input document.

Well, not as strong as invalid, but some characters (quite a few of them
actually) ended up in Unicode for all the wrong reasons and people are
strongly discouraged from using them in input, this is one of them.


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