[OS X TeX] Next generation TeX

Bob Kerstetter bkerstetter at mac.com
Wed Sep 8 20:52:11 CEST 2004


On Sep 8, 2004, at 12:19 PM, Bruno Voisin wrote:

>> If Omega is dead, then someone should try picking up the pieces.   
>> 16-bits is the future.
>
> There is a project called "Aleph"  
> <http://www.tex.ac.uk/cgi-bin/texfaq2html?label=aleph> which aims at  
> getting something usable out of the current Omega mess, hoping for a  
> better future. I can't say more, as I'm not using it.
>
> There is an alternative Unicode approach to TeX called XeTeX. It adds  
> a lot of flexibility, and is well integrated with TeXShop and iTeXMac;  
> however, you lose cross-platform compatibility, as XeTeX relies  
> entirely on OS X font management. XeTeX has a web page  
> <http://scripts.sil.org/cms/scripts/page.php? 
> site_id=nrsi&item_id=xetex> and a dedicated mailing list  
> <http://tug.org/mailman/listinfo/xetex>.

Was Textures able to produce cross platform documents?


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