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Re: texinfo supports non-English hyphenation

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: texinfo supports non-English hyphenation
Date: Wed, 15 Oct 2008 23:47:00 +0200
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Werner LEMBERG <address@hidden> writes:

>> I just compiled with the new language files and voila there is
>> hyphenation, which was not there at least in the German docs.
>> (Texlive 2007) Well, it is not as good as babel, while I don't
>> really understand, what is the difference.
> Words which contain ä, ö, ü, or ß are not hyphenated.  The first three
> are composed characters in the cmr fonts (which texinfo currently uses
> exclusively), and ß is at a different position (OT1 font encoding) as
> the pattern encoding (T1).

AFAIK, the German patterns use both pattern positions for ß.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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