[Dev-luatex] dev-luatex Digest, Vol 21, Issue 18

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Sun Oct 28 19:25:02 CET 2007


Taco Hoekwater wrote:

>>> * to remove the language-related limits
>> Examples?
> 
> For example:
> 
> * TeX's words are 64 characters maximum
> * The pattern and hyphenation memory sizes are fixed
> * hyphenation exceptions don't scale
>    (i.e. you can't create a language solely by means of \hyphenation)
> * \patterns are illegal in non-initex runs
> * you can't add new patterns to any language after any hyphenation
>    attempt has taken place (in any other language at all)
> * \uchyph is a paragraph-scoped property, not word-based

* language is now a glyphnode property

Hans


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