[tex-live] changed hyphenation after update to texlive 2012
karl at freefriends.org
Sat Jul 14 01:15:55 CEST 2012
I've just updated from texlive 2007 to texlive 2012
Turns out the actual change happened in 2008.
Is this a bug in pdftex or is my
installation messed up?
As far as I can discern, it is the 2007 texlive that is wrong here.
Starting with your test document:
and changing the line
shows that \language is zero in the 2007 tl, which is of course the
US (not UK) English patterns, and con-se-quence is expected in US English.
In 2008, by contrast, \language is 50 for me, presumably UK English
(although I didn't actually check), and thus con-sequence is expected.
In every year 2008--2012 inclusive, I get nonzero \language and
I did not attempt to trace where the actual problem was occurring in
2007 -- presumably some unfortunate combination of TL and babel
interfaces. Lacking a time machine, there's nothing to be done about it
in any case, seems to me.
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