[XeTeX] \hyphenation{} and combining diacritics

maxwell maxwell at umiacs.umd.edu
Fri Jul 8 22:11:10 CEST 2011

On Fri, 8 Jul 2011 15:00:42 -0500, Joshua and Amy <josh.ruthamy at gmail.com>
> I'm creating some hyphenation rules for Jarai texts that I'm
> interlinearizing. Here's the problem: In various texts, a complex
> such as LATIN SMALL LETTER A WITH BREVE might be encoded as a single
> point (U+0103) or as a combination of code points (LATIN SMALL LETTER A:
> U+0061 plus COMBINING BREVE: U+0306). 

Can't (shouldn't!) you pass your texts through a Unicode normalization
process?  Otherwise search on them might not work either, depending on how
smart your search tool is.

   Mike Maxwell

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