[tex-live] Re: German exception wordlist
wl at gnu.org
Fri Aug 5 15:40:09 CEST 2005
> -- as dehyphtex.tex is ISO-Latin1 encoded file this may end
> in portability problem when using different input encoding.
Actually, it uses T1 encoding.
> I'd suggest as a temporary solution
The temporary solution *is* to use dehyphtex.tex :-)
> a) making new version of dehypht.tex such that dehyphtex.tex is
> converted to additional patterns in such a way that
> -- . is addres to the both beginning and end of every word exception
> -- 8 is added at the wrong positions
> -- 7 is added at the good positions.
> b) using patgen with dehypht.tex patterns and dehyphtex list as
> input and generationg two new passes covering the new words
> (slightly more tricky but more space effective solution than a)).
Both suggestions sound interesting, but I don't have time to do that.
The list of exceptions currently available in dehyphtex.tex is only
about 20% of what I already have collected meanwhile -- due to more
urgent work I can't continue right now.
> -- people would not have to think of adding dehyphtex.tex into
> every German document
Well, there is still the unsolved problem how to tag hyphenation
pattern versions uniformly...
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