[Dev-luatex] Problem using umlaut in hyphenation

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Wed Apr 2 11:33:10 CEST 2008



Jonathan Sauer wrote:
> Hello,
> 
>>>>> Am I doing something wrong?
>>>> You are missing two things:
>>>>
>>>> * the \lccode of ü has to be nonzero for it to be a valid
>>>>    word constituent
> 
> Now it works perfectly. Thanks!
> 
>> A better solution for this 'what is a word' problem would be nice.
>> Perhaps one will be offered by the Google Summer of Code; one 
>> of the proposed projects is "Better unicode support".
> 
> Why not check for catcode 11?

It would still be the same problem, only with a different variable.
And \lccode could not be removed even then, it is needed for
downcasing words. Otherwise, all pattern files would have to contain
all patterns for uppercase letters as well.

Best wishes,
Taco



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