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Old 07-12-2013, 09:47 AM   #2
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Dutch hyphenation not working correctly with kepubs

Your title implies that hyphenation does not work at all in kepubs. My experience is that Dutch text in kepubs is not hyphenated according to the Dutch hyphenation rules that I supplied. In some more detail:
  • without supplying a Dutch hyphenation file there is no hyphenation in epub or kepub;
  • with a valid /usr/local/Kobo/hyphenDicts/hyph_nl.dic hyphenation works correctly in epub, but hyphens appear in arbitrary places, often incorrect, in kepub: uitg-esproken, ziekenh-uis, wasm-achine, tanda-rts;
  • test cases have proper language code nl in dc:language element of opf and in xml:lang attribute on html element of xhtml;
  • the presence of a symbolic link /usr/share/hyphen/hyph_nl_NL.dic does not seem to make a difference.
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