[tex-hyphen] Add \{left,right}hyphenmin info to pattern files

Mojca Miklavec mojca.miklavec.lists at gmail.com
Mon Mar 5 12:09:16 CET 2018

Dear Werner,

On 4 March 2018 at 20:29, Werner LEMBERG wrote:
> right now a user has to know in advance what values for \lefthyphenmin
> and \righthyphenmin have been used to compute hyphenation patterns.
> This is problematic.  IMHO, it would be a much better solution if
> pattern files are self-contained.  I thus suggest to add to all
> hyphenation pattern files in the `tex-hyphen' repository two lines to
> the header comments:
>   % \lefthyphenmin=X
>   % \righthyphenmin=Y
> (with proper values for `X' and `Y').

This is in fact on immediate agenda, see

(wearing sackcloth and ashes for not finishing this and a couple more
trivial things earlier, but it should certainly be done before TL


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