[tex-live] no german hyphenation?

Jonathan Kew jonathan_kew at sil.org
Fri Jan 19 00:33:28 CET 2007

On 18 Jan 2007, at 11:06 pm, Sebastian Rahtz wrote:

> Hartmut Henkel wrote:
>> found it: this line is in
>> ./texmf/tex/generic/config/language.fa.dat
>> Looks wrong to me. It produces a double "german" entry in  
>> language.dat,
>> blocking german hyphenation. Is this fa Austrian? Maybe one should
>> remove this language.fa.dat file.
> it is Farsi. It is just a typo, it should read
> "farsi" instead of "german".

I think we should provide an alias "persian" as well. According to  
many (especially Persian scholars), this is the preferred English  
name of the language, and the use of "farsi" is discouraged.

See, for example, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ 

So I propose

Index: language.fa.dat
--- language.fa.dat     (revision 3572)
+++ language.fa.dat     (working copy)
@@ -1 +1,2 @@
  farsi            zerohyph.tex

Anyone opposed to this?


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