[XeTeX] again russian, german, english...

Yves Codet ycodet at club-internet.fr
Fri Feb 10 09:55:40 CET 2006

Le 10 févr. 06, à 09:12, Will Robertson a écrit :

> I'm going to go out on a limb and say that babel is making things a 
> *lot* harder than they need to be; you should ditch it and do the 
> language selection with more low-level methods. (What they are, I 
> don't know. I do remember Jonathan complaining about Babel's way of 
> doing things before now, however.)

That's why it would be nice if we had some cleverly designed package to 
select hyphenation patterns and/or other language specific features. 
Don't you love foreign languages and scripts, Will? :)  I'm sure 
members of this list will be ready to help for .ldf files or their 
equivalents. And such a package could probably be used with other 
Unicode TeX engines.

Best wishes,


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