[EXT] different hyphenation between pdftex and luatex

Philip Taylor P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Sat Sep 11 01:12:56 CEST 2021

Harald Koenig via tex-live wrote:

> Marei Peischl noticed that using "*" for gender forms in german language
> gives different hyphenation when using luatex and pdftex -- pdftex does not hyphenate, luatex does

I would imagine, Harald, that rather than using a bare asterisk you
would need to use (for example) "\*", where \* expands to a bare
asterisk with catcode <letter>.
** Phil.

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