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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

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

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