[NTG-context] Typesetting modern Greek (UTF8) with ConTeXt

Pablo Rodriguez oinos at gmx.es
Tue Jun 7 19:30:08 CEST 2022

On 6/7/22 18:32, Henning Hraban Ramm via ntg-context wrote:
> [...]
> \installlanguage
>    [\s!gr]
>    [\s!patterns=\s!agr] % ok?
> \installlanguage [\s!greek] [\s!gr]
> So it seems that is wrong / incomplete.
> AFAI understand, "el" should be modern greek (post 1982, monotonic),
> "grc" Ancient and Medieval Greek (polytonic), and "el-polytonic" should
> cover 1453–1982.

Since no one has complained, I think we are not in a hurry.

Instead of creating new languages, I’d rather include monotonic an
polytonic Modern Greek patterns in ConTeXt, replace the patterns with
the monotonic ones for \language[gr} and leave the rest to users.


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