[XeTeX] [tex-hyphen] Help with UTF-8 Language

Werner LEMBERG wl at gnu.org
Fri Oct 10 07:44:39 CEST 2014

> When working with Unicode and OpenType fonts, XeTeX applies
> hyphenation to the characters of the text, not to glyph indices in a
> font.

Aah, very good!  And completely undocumented in `xetex-reference.pdf',
of course...  On the other hand: What does the limitation to OpenType
font mean?

> That would presumably be opatgen, but some work may be needed to get
> it to compile and run on current systems. (Presumably it used to
> work on some system or other, at some point in the past.)

Perhaps someone can make a call on comp.text.tex, asking for a C++


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