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From "J.Pietschmann" <j3322...@yahoo.de>
Subject Re: New experimental hyphenation patterns
Date Fri, 27 Nov 2009 19:07:53 GMT
On 26.11.2009 09:56, Simon Pepping wrote:
> <hyphenation code="de" use="de_1901"/>

Yes.

>> 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?

Well, I looked it up. Classes are used to map several code points
like upper/lower case of a character to a single character for
the hyphenation pattern, a kind of normalization.

J.Pietschmann

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