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CTAN update: hyph-utf8

Date: February 19, 2016 5:28:08 AM CET
Mojca Miklavec and Arthur Reutenauer submitted an update to the hyph-utf8 package. Version number: r725 2016-02-17 License type: other-free Summary description: Hyphenation patterns expressed in UTF-8 Announcement text:
Added patterns with apostrophe for Occitan (file hyph-quote-oc.tex). This file had been omitted from the previous release but was needed to compile correctly.
This package is located at http://mirror.ctan.org/language/hyph-utf8 More information is at http://www.ctan.org/pkg/hyph-utf8 We are supported by the TeX user groups. Please join a users group; see http://www.tug.org/usergroups.html .
Thanks for the upload. For the CTAN Team Manfred Lotz

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.

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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