[XeTeX] Greek Hyphenation (monotoniko)

Malte Rosenau xetex_malte at web.de
Tue Jan 10 12:48:26 CET 2006

Unicode-based TeX for Mac OS X <xetex at tug.org> schrieb am 10.01.06 10:43:29:
> Hello.
> Here is my homework, after Claudio Beccari's "grhyph.tex". I have 
> tested it with "Daphnis and Chloe" (about 50 pages) and I have not 
> noticed anything abnormal. My test file (extracted from the TLG with 
> Diogenes) uses precomposed characters though; I must convert it into 
> simple characters to see if hyphenation is still correct. Would you 
> know of a tool which allows to do that (I do not feel like writing an 
> endless list of commands :)?
> I am not sure my rules about diacritics are right. What I meant to do 
> is, for instance, this:
> 	(1) 2<smooth breathing>1
> 	(2) 2<acute>1
> In a sequence like <a><smooth breathing><xyz>, rule (1) allows a break 
> after <smooth breathing>. In <a><smooth breathing><acute><xyz>, rule 
> (2) cancels rule (1), allowing a break after <acute> but not before. Is 
> it correct?
> I have left at the end of the file some rules which I have no used. So 
> far I think they are useless or undesirable, but I may be wrong.

I don't know if this is of any help, but there's also a somewhat different
and more recent set of greek hyphenation patterns in 


on CTAN. The example provided might give some insight into the 
differences  between modern and classical greek.


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