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CTAN update: hyph-utf8

Date: May 19, 2017 9:13:20 AM CEST
Mojca Miklavec submitted an update to the hyph-utf8 package. Version number: 2017-05-18 License type: other-free Summary description: Hyphenation patterns expressed in UTF-8 Announcement text:
- Updated Liturgical Latin patterns (by Claudio Beccari) - Added Belarusian [be] patterns (by Maksim Salau) - Updated Church Slavonic [cu] patterns (by Mike Kroutikov) - Updated all German [de-1901, de-ch-1901, de-1996] patterns to the latest version provided by dehyph-exptl (2017-03-31). - Added a missing pattern for Latin (by Claudio Beccari)
The package's Catalogue entry can be viewed at http://www.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 Erik Braun
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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 2020-03-25
Copyright2008–2018 Users Group
MaintainerMojca Miklavec
Arthur Reutenauer
Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard (inactive)
Khaled Hosny (inactive)
Élie Roux (inactive)

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