[tex-hyphen] More on hyphenating Ancient Greek.

Philip Taylor P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Thu Nov 13 10:39:11 CET 2014

In the work in progress, various stretches of ancient Greek text have 
additional characters interpolated into them to indicate (the nature
of) scholarly emendations made.  For example, the XML input :

	<Other_Notes>f.≈Br:<image status="active" source="L40.2-G5-[B1]" 
callout="Other_Notes"></image> “<foreign language="Greek">Σωσον 
Κ<expan>ύρι</expan>ε τῶν λα<expan>ον</expan> σου καὶ ευλογησον τὴν 
κλ<supplied>η</supplied>ρονομια<supplied>ν</supplied> σου νίκας τῆς 
βα<supplied>σιλεύσι</supplied></foreign>”; ... </Otyher notes>

will, after TeX's macro expansion, yield (in part) :

	f.(kern)Br: Σωσον Κ(ύρι)ε τῶν λα(ον) σου καὶ ευλογησον τὴν 
κλ<η>ρονομια<ν> ...

Empirically, it would seem that the presence of the interpolated round 
and angle brackets affects TeX's ability to hyphenate such stretches of 
text; could the hyphenation experts suggest a work-around, please ?

** Phil.

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