[tex-hyphen] hyphenation different in xelatex?

Philip Taylor P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Mon Sep 7 18:45:30 CEST 2015

Élie Roux wrote:

> Oh, I see, you're in direct line with The Master... can you ask him 
> if he wrote a few things about this topic?

Not necessary; all that he had written is in the public domain, and I
have read most of it. For example :

>> I strongly believe that an unchanging system has great value, even 
>> though it is axiomatic that any complex system can be improved. 
>> Therefore I believe that it is unwise to make further
>> “improvements” to the systems called TEX and METAFONT. Let us
>> regard these systems as fixed points, which should give the same
>> results 100 years from now that they produce today


> The Plain TeX hyphenation tables [NOT TO BE CHANGED IN ANY WAY!] 
> Unlimited copying and redistribution of this file are permitted as 
> long as this file is not modified. Modifications are permitted, but 
> only if the resulting file is not named hyphen.tex.

Philip Taylor

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