[tex-live] Luatex formats and hyphenation patterns
khaledhosny at eglug.org
Thu Feb 25 14:33:07 CET 2010
On Wed, Feb 24, 2010 at 08:08:32PM +0200, Khaled Hosny wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 23, 2010 at 10:22:57PM +0100, Heiko Oberdiek wrote:
> > * \patterns (and \hyphenation) are *global* assignments,
> > therefore \gdef should be used to define "\plded@#1".
> > * Loading at runtime means, the catcodes are not known any longer.
> > Before loading a file, the correct catcodes must be set
> > and restored after loading. If there is a resource managment
> > for catcode tables, then a catcode table can be used for
> > this purpose.
> > LuaTeX also provides library `lang'. If I remember Taco correctly,
> > the patterns as plain Lua string are faster than \patterns.
> > Loading the patterns via Lua also solves the catcode problem.
> > Probably it is not to difficult for the hyph-utf8 project
> > to provide lua pattern input files that are generated automatically
> > from the project data?
> > A strict name convention can help to detect whether the
> > patterns for a language is available as Lua code and/or TeX code.
> Here is another attempt:
> * used \gdef instead of \def for "\plded@#1".
> * redefined \patterns and \hyphenation to use the corresponding lua
Another patch with slight comment update.
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