[XeTeX] problems with fontspec and german sharp s ligature

Yves Codet ycodet at club-internet.fr
Tue Apr 8 11:49:11 CEST 2008


Le 8 avr. 08 à 09:59, Ulrike Fischer a écrit :

>> However, this might be missing a subtle point of German typsetting --
>> how is the sharp s supposed to be hyphenated?
> It is not hyphenated: schlie-ßen, Grü-ße.

Unless I'm mistaken this is the new spelling; in the old spelling one  
would have Grüs-se, I think. The choice between both spellings should  
probably be handled by Polyglossia, but perhaps that feature already  

Best wishes,


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