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CTAN Update: hyph-utf8

Date: November 5, 2018 6:59:18 PM CET
Arthur Reutenauer submitted an update to the hyph-utf8 package. Version: 2018-11-04 License: other-free Summary description: Hyphenation patterns expressed in UTF-8 Announcement text:
The licence of the patterns for British English [en-gb] changed to MIT.
The package’s Catalogue entry can be viewed at https://ctan.org/pkg/hyph-utf8 The package’s files themselves can be inspected at http://mirror.ctan.org/language/hyph-utf8/
Thanks for the upload. For the CTAN Team Petra Rübe-Pugliese
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hyph-utf8 – Hyphenation patterns expressed in UTF-8

Modern native UTF-8 engines such as and Lua need hyphenation patterns in UTF-8 format, whereas older systems require hyphenation patterns in the 8-bit encoding of the font in use (such encodings are codified in the scheme with names like OT1, T2A, TS1, OML, LY1, etc).

The present package offers a collection of conversions of existing patterns to UTF-8 format, together with converters for use with 8-bit fonts in older systems. Since hyphenation patterns for Knuthian-style systems are only read at ini time, it is hoped that the UTF-8 patterns, with their converters, will completely supplant the older patterns.

Packagehyph-utf8
Version 2019-05-18
Copyright2008–2018 Users Group
MaintainerMojca Miklavec
Arthur Reutenauer
Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard (inactive)
Khaled Hosny (inactive)
Élie Roux (inactive)

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