[XeTeX] Follow-up to previous mail about hyphenation

Jonathan Kew jfkthame at gmail.com
Thu Mar 25 12:55:06 CET 2021

On 25/03/2021 11:37, Yannis Haralambous wrote:
> OK, this may be a bug, but it doesn't explain why in 
> polyglossia+fontspec I get no hyphenation at all. I should get at least 
> one hyphenation in each word, no?

My guess is that polyglossia (or something else in latex?) thinks it 
knows best how to handle U+200D and is getting in your way.

>> Le 25 mars 2021 à 12:24, Jonathan Kew <jfkthame at gmail.com 
>> <mailto:jfkthame at gmail.com>> a écrit :
>> The attached sample (to be run with "xetex -ini -etex") seems to show 
>> that it's possible to get this working, at least with the (old-ish) 
>> xetex version I have on hand.
>> It does appear to only want to use the first available hyphenation 
>> position in the Arabic "words"; offhand I'm not sure why this is. 
>> Could well be some kind of bug.
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