[tex-live] Strange license of ukhyphen

David Kastrup dak at gnu.org
Mon May 29 12:05:21 CEST 2006

Werner LEMBERG <wl at gnu.org> writes:

>> > I suggest that the only proper way forward is for someone to
>> > contact OUP afresh, get the list of hyphenated words, build the
>> > hyphenation patterns again, and licence them under an acceptable
>> > regime.
> What about the following: Get a reliable list of UK English words
> (probably sorted by frequency), apply the current UK patterns,
> carefully check the results and regenerate the patterns.

"carefully check the results" is a bit of a toughy because 80% of
people get a significant number of British hyphenation patterns wrong
on first attempt.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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