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From Απόστολος Συρόπουλος <asyropoulos...@hotmail.com>
Subject RE: Spelling of Ancient Greek
Date Sat, 02 Jul 2016 22:11:06 GMT
> > 
> > The hyphenation and other formatting information is on the Hunspell site 
> > https://hunspell.github.io/
> > 

Actually this is the spelling assistant not the hyphenator. This module is
described in the following URL:

https://www.openoffice.org/lingucomponent/hyphenator.html

There I read the following:

You need to put an indicator of the character encoding used
as the first line of the dictionary file (look in hyph_en.dic).

Possible values are: ISO8859-1, ISO8859-2, ..., ISO8859-10, KOI8-R 	

So in the era of Unicode, OpenOffice insists on using single byte encodings which practically
means that
it is impossible to hyphenate ancient Greek text. The reason? You need UTF-8 hyphenation patterns
which
of course exist in the TeX world and are used by XeTeX.  

A.S.
--
Apostolos Syropoulos
Xanthi, Greece

 		 	   		  
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