On 11/18/2008 3:44 PM, Arthur Reutenauer wrote:
>> >From what I can tell, the .tex file loads one of the other three:
>>      \loadmarkfile{lang-url}
> 
>   \loadmarkfile loads either lang-url.mkii or lang-url.mkiv, depending
> on the ConTeXt version you're running (MkII / MkIV).  In Mark IV, the
> Lua code is then put in lang-url.lua, which is input by lang-url.mkiv
> (you can see "\registerctxluafile{lang-url}{1.001}" near the beginning
> of the latter).  This architecture enables you to reuse the Lua code in
> completely different environments (for example, in a pure Lua script).
> 
>> Our project has a requirement of using Xetex, so I have to stick with
>> that. Does that mean lang-url doesn't work at all?
> 
>   ConTeXt on XeTeX is considered Mark II as far as the mark business
> goes (it doesn't know about Lua), so you have access to the exact same
> code as with pdfTeX; in this case, lang-url.mkii will be loaded.

Thanks for the explanation... this is helpful.

So it sounds like I should definitely modify the lang-url.mkii file.

>  But if
> you know that all your users will be using XeTeX, you don't really need
> to worry about the \loadmarkfile mechanism; it is there to accommodate
> different engines.

OK... but I'm not sure what I would do differently if I'm not worrying
about the \loadmarkfile mechanism... Still modify the lang-url.mkii file?

Given that I'm willing to put in a little extra effort to make the
result available to a wider set of users, should I still modify
lang-url.mkii?

>> We also have users using ConTeXt Minimal as well as ConTeXt from the
>> TeXLive 2008 distribution.
> 
>   The particular distribution one uses shouldn't be a problem at all for
> implementing hyphenation rules.

Good to know, thanks.

>> I want to do things in a way that will work in both. I would be happy to
>> put in some extra effort to make the result generally available to
>> others who want to follow the Chicago style for wrapping long URLs.
> 
>   This will certainly be most appreciated.
> 

I will probably need more help in order to know how to do this. Once
I've finished doing it for us, in .mkii, I'll ask again on this list.

Thanks again,
Lars
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