[Dev-luatex] Cron <luatex at boekplan> /var/www/luatex.org/www/bin/luatex-svn

Patrick Gundlach patrick at gundla.ch
Sun Sep 5 14:55:40 CEST 2010



> Patrick Gundlach wrote:
>> [changes from svn/cron]
>>> * hyphenation exceptions are now case sensitive
>> Does that mean that if I write
>> \hyphenation{man-u-script}
>> "Manuscript" will not be covered?
> 
> Yes, exactly. It seemed a reasonable thing to do,
> considering that it is considerably easier to add another
> exception than it is to prevent an unwanted hyphenation if it
> is defined by an exception.

While I don't have an opinion at all on whether this is good or not, won't this

a) break TeX compatibility and b) will make existing documents (hyphenation exceptions) "fail" ?

I am _not_ asking to change anything, I am just wondering and trying to understand TeX.


Patrick



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