[NTG-context] [XeTeX] XeTeX, ConTeXt, and utf-8 hyphenation patterns. / GREEK

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Tue Jun 13 14:29:38 CEST 2006

Peter Heslin wrote:
> Hans Hagen <pragma at wxs.nl> writes:
>> ctxtools --pat             [en nl agr ...]
>> ctxtools --pat --utf    [en nl agr ...]
>> the greek conversions were done with the help of a greek language users 
>> on the context list, so in case of troubles, so i cc there; bugs need to 
>> be fixed indeed
> Thanks for the tips.  I have taken a closer look at the Greek patterns,
> and it seems as though they have not only small problems, but also major
> problems.  (They will fail to find most hyphenation points before
> accented vowels.)  I will try to come up with a patch, but I don't know
> any Ruby, so it will be an interesting challenge -- the changes required
> go beyond tweaking the existing code.
> The characters in the file lang-agr.pat are precomposed, Unicode
> normalization form D.  But I'd like to support both normalization forms
> C and D, if possible, in the same pattern file.  Is that goal compatible
> with Context?
this is more related to (xe)tex than to context; i leave that to the 
greek experts on the context list



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