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[bug #57561] update US English hyphenation patterns

From: Dave
Subject: [bug #57561] update US English hyphenation patterns
Date: Wed, 8 Jan 2020 19:31:59 -0500 (EST)
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                 Summary: update US English hyphenation patterns
                 Project: GNU troff
            Submitted by: barx
            Submitted on: Wed 08 Jan 2020 06:31:57 PM CST
                Category: Macro - others
                Severity: 3 - Normal
              Item Group: New feature
                  Status: None
                 Privacy: Public
             Assigned to: None
             Open/Closed: Open
         Discussion Lock: Any
         Planned Release: None



The current tmac/hyphen.us in the git repository uses the Knuthian set of
hyphenation patterns (which, for historical reasons, are never to be

Gerard Kuikens created a newer set of patterns, augmenting the Knuthian set. 
Both sets are in the tex-hyphen file
hyph-utf8/tex/generic/hyph-utf8/patterns/tex/hyph-en-us.tex.  The current
tmac/hyphen.us takes the Knuth patterns from this file but not the Kuikens

Werner Lemberg opined in the post archived at
http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-groff/2017-05/msg00080.html that "it
seems a good idea to use Gerard's patterns."


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