File name: README Version: 4.0 Author: Dimitrios Filippou Date: Aug. 16, 2004 This file contains a brief description of the Greek hyphenation- pattern files for TeX/LaTeX (and for Omega) prepared by Dimitrios Filippou. The patterns were originally designed for the "greek" option of "babel" and Dryllerakis' GreeKTeX package. However, this set can be used to produce hyphenation patterns for typesetting Greek with the "ibycus" option of "babel" (package "ibycus-babel") or with Omega/lambda (package "antomega"). The hyphenation patterns for "ibycus" (for ancient Greek *only*) can be produced by running a perl script on "grahyph.tex". The perl script has been written by Peter Heslin (firstname.lastname@example.org) as part of his "ibycus-babel" package. The hyphenation patterns for Omega/lambda (files "ogr*.tex") can be produced by running a perl script on "grahyph.tex", "grahyph.tex" and "grahyph.tex". The perl script has been written by Apostolos Syropoulos (email@example.com) as part of the "antomega" package. THESE PATTERNS HAVE NOT BEEN TESTED. ANY FEEDBACK IS WELCOME! This package supersedes all previous versions found in CTAN. A more detailed description of how hyphenation of Greek works (in English) is presented in the TUG2004 conference and is included in the conference proceedings (to be published by Springer in the series Lecture Notes in Computer Science). Possible caveats: 1) You may not get proper hyphenation in paragraphs with mixed Greek and non-Greek text. This is a known TeX problem. Using eTeX (or the latest LaTeX releases which are based on eTeX) can resolve this problem. -- Bug reported by Peter Heslin (firstname.lastname@example.org) 2) Initial accentuated vowels may not be hyphenated under Omega/ lambda: e.g., under Omega/lambda, the word ">aet'oc" (eagle) may be be hyphenated as ">ae-t'oc" instead of ">a-e-t'oc". To fix this problem I must add an extra series of hyphenation patterns in the original "gr?hyph.tex" and then convert them to "ogr?hyph.tex". But this way I would mess my original "gr?hyph.tex" and I don't want to do that. -- Bug reported by Alexej Krioukov (email@example.com) Acknowledgements The author wishes to thank all those mentioned who have contributed directly and indirectly to the creation of these pattern files: C. Beccari, K. Dryllerakis, Y. Haralambous, P. Heslin, S. Konstandatos A. Krioukov and A. Syropoulos. File Description --------------------------------------------------------------------- ancient.pdf PDF file. Reproduced with permission from Eutypon, no. 5, Oct. 2000, pp. 7-16. It describes the hyphenation patterns for ancient Greek. [In Greek.] anc-test.pdf PDF file. It gives examples of hyphenated ancient Greek texts. [Obviously in Greek.] compound.pdf PDF file. It lists all ancient Greek compound words that need proper hyphenation patterns. [In Greek.] modern.pdf PDF file. Reproduced with permission from Eutypon, no. 4, Apr. 2000, pp. 1-16. It describes the hyphenation patterns for ancient Greek. [In Greek.] grahyph4.tex Hyphenation patterns for ancient Greek typeset with the "polutonikogreek" option of "babel" or with Dryllerakis GreeKTeX (can be used also for "Katharevousa"). grmhyph4.tex Hyphenation patterns for monotonic (uni-accent) modern Greek typeset with the "greek" option of "babel" or with Dryllerakis GreeKTeX. grphyph4.tex Hyphenation patterns for polytonic (multi-accent) modern Greek typeset with the "polutonikogreek" option of "babel" or with Dryllerakis GreeKTeX. README This file. copyrite.txt The copyright file. -- Please, read before you pass around this set of files. --------------------------------------------------------------------- 2008-July-24 JH: Replaced GRAhyph4.tex, GRMhyph4.tex, and GRPhype4.tex with corresponding gr?hyph5.tex. It is needed for 8-bit engines by new pattern loaders hyph-utf8.
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elhyphen – Hyphenation for Greek text
Hyphenation patterns, for use with TeX, Omega (or other unicode-based systems) for ancient Greek, and for modern Greek (either monotonic or polytonic).
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