[tex-hyphen] hyphenation different in xelatex?

Werner LEMBERG wl at gnu.org
Wed Sep 2 00:43:11 CEST 2015

> When run with latex or pdflatex, the (terminal) output is
> Quell-co-de.
> When run with xelatex or lualatex, the output is Quell-code.
> (The US English hyphenation is also Quell-code.)
> Why?  A difference in allowed hyphenations between engines seems
> absolutely wrong.

I suppose that pdflatex uses the old German hyphenation patterns,
while xelatex and lualatex use the newer ones, derived from our
project at



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