[Dev-luatex] luatex and hyphenation patterns

David Kastrup dak at gnu.org
Thu Nov 1 00:01:27 CET 2007

Norbert Preining <preining at logic.at> writes:

> Hi all!
> One user of Debian wanted to build a luatex based latex format (he
> wanted to test some examples from the luatex.org documentation slides,
> using the old \lua{...} code, anyway).
> Unfortunaltely this will not work in any way because there are so many
> hyphenation patterns using non-ascii and non-utf8 content. All those of
> course break.
> Is there any suggested way how to cope with this?

I've posted example code for this to the list once (basically converting
LuaTeX input into byte streams which is what LaTeX expects), but can't
at the moment find the (afterwards improved) sources on my computers.
Maybe a list search will turn up the first versions.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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