[Dev-luatex] luatex and hyphenation patterns

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Wed Oct 31 18:54:13 CET 2007


Norbert Preining wrote:
> 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?

It should be possible to use the (UTF-8) pattern files from xelatex,
but I don't know how those are packaged.

Best wishes,
Taco


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