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From Simon Pepping <spepp...@leverkruid.eu>
Subject Re: New experimental hyphenation patterns
Date Thu, 26 Nov 2009 08:56:03 GMT
On Wed, Nov 25, 2009 at 11:30:54PM +0100, J.Pietschmann wrote:
> On 25.11.2009 21:40, Simon Pepping wrote:
> >When a language uses various alternative spelling rules, some
> >descriptive suffix is appended to the file name, e.g. de_1901; users
> >who prefer these pattern files over the default ones will have to
> >rename the pattern files in the jar file.
> Hmm. I'd rather invent a FOP configuration for mapping the language(s)
> given in the FO to hyphenation pattern names.

That is a good idea. Something like:

<hyphenation code="de" use="de_1901"/>
> >Classes: ...  Since 3 September 2009 these classes are built into
> >FOP.
> I'm a bit behind on the hyphenation front, but I thought the kind
> of classes used in TeX hyphenation patterns aren't of much use
> if the patterns use Unicode. There is a Unicode standard for
> parsing words out of text:
>  http://www.unicode.org/reports/tr29/#Word_Boundaries
> aren't we using this already?

We do not use that. It is my impression that classes are required for
being able to build the hyphenation tree. Is that not so?


Simon Pepping
home page: http://www.leverkruid.eu

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