[tex-live] language.def

Mojca Miklavec mojca.miklavec.lists at gmail.com
Tue Jun 17 13:29:41 CEST 2008

On Tue, Jun 17, 2008 at 1:26 PM, Mojca Miklavec wrote:
> 2008/6/17 Zdenek Wagner:
>> Both Czech and Slovak: \lefthyphenmin=2, \righthyphenmin=3
>> Typographical rules allow \righthyphenmin=2 when typesetting in a
>> narrow column (newspapers etc.).
> I've seen this in sources:
> \expandafter\ifx\csname PavelSevecek\endcsname\relax
> \global\everyjob = \expandafter
>        {\the \everyjob
>      \message {Loading CZ hyphenation patterns: Pavel Sevecek, v3, 1995}
>        }
> \def\PavelSevecek{}
> \fi
> %\lefthyphenmin=2\righthyphenmin=2
> \patterns{
> but it's true that these values are not set anywhere, so it's probably
> 2/3 (default) now. I have changed the values to 2/3.

One more question: does language.def permit setting a different
minimal and preferred value for hyphenmin? If the values are too high
during format generation, they probably cannot be lowered, but vice
versa is possible, if I understood it right?


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