[scribus] scribus Digest, Vol 88, Issue 6
williambader at hotmail.com
Tue Jul 7 02:08:04 UTC 2015
> From: scribus.user at gmail.com
> Date: Mon, 6 Jul 2015 20:14:44 -0500
> To: scribus at lists.scribus.net
> Subject: Re: [scribus] scribus Digest, Vol 88, Issue 6
> > > Are there Welsh hyphenation rules? I often wonder how you would
> > > hyphenate Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch to
> > > fit into a two inch column
> > TeX has hyphenation patterns for various languages at
> > http://tug.org/tex-hyphen/#languages
> > Some other application like Firefox use hyphenation algorithms based on
> > TeX.
> > https://github.com/mozilla/gecko-dev/blob/master/intl/hyphenation/README.hyphen
> > The Scribus 1.5 source has a file scribus/third_party/hyphen/README with
> > the comment below. Scribus might be able to import the Welsh hyphenation
> > rules from TeX.
> > * Warning! Correct working of Libhnj *needs* prepared hyphenation
> > patterns. *
> > For example, generating hyph_en_US.dic from "hyphen.us" TeX patterns:
> > perl substrings.pl hyphen.us hyph_en_US.dic ISO8859-1
> > Scribus might also be able to use hunspell files at
> > http://troi.org/en/hunspell-cy.html or
> > http://www.cm.ph.bham.ac.uk/software/zenwalk/old/cat/main/packages/hunspell-cy_GB.html
> > Regards,William
> First I need to say:
> That's captivating. I just looked it up on wikipedia. Interesting.
> Link for the interested:
> 2nd, William. Thanks for doing the research on that. Do you mind adding
> this to bugs.scribus.net as a feature request? So when the time comes
> around for the hyphenation feature in scribus to get updated we'll have
> this available.
I just added it as http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=13210
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