[XeTeX] Hyphenation around „ß“

Ulrike Fischer news3 at nililand.de
Thu Jan 9 10:33:23 CET 2014

Am Thu, 9 Jan 2014 09:16:00 +0000 schrieb Philip Taylor:

> Ulrike Fischer wrote:
>>> but I cannot understand why geißeln is
>>> not hyphenated. Both babel and polyglossia set \lefthyphenmin and
>>> \righthyphenmin to 2, thus hyphenation is allowed.
>> Yes this is quite curious. Hyphenation before a ß seems to be
>> suppressed. 
> Would that not simply be a question of patterns ?

lualatex has not problems to hyphenate geißeln and imho it uses the
same patterns:

\parbox{1cm}{geißeln geißeln geißeln geißeln geißeln geißeln}

\parbox{0.5cm}{wußte wußte wußte wußte wußte wußte}

Ulrike Fischer 

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