From: Eric Muller (email@example.com)
Date: Fri Dec 18 2009 - 16:59:41 CST
On 12/17/2009 4:37 AM, Karl Pentzlin wrote:
> As the mentioned Wikipedia entries explain, there is no ligature
> across constituents of composite words, which are common in German.
> Thus, in "Affe" (monkey) a ff ligature is to be applied (although
> the word division Af-
> fe is correct), while in "Schaffell" (fleece of sheep, composed of
> "Schaf" sheep + "Fell" fleece) no ff ligature is allowed.
Is there easily accessible code+data that determines, given a word, the
points where ligatures are allowed/not allowed?
Is the problem amenable to a pattern-based implementation, similar to
Do the no-ligature points correspond to hyphenation points where a
spelling change is required according to traditional orthography?
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