[texworks] adding luatex and lualatex to the typesetting menu

Paul A Norman paul.a.norman at gmail.com
Thu Jul 14 07:09:04 CEST 2011

Thanks for clearing that up.


On 14 July 2011 16:10, Charlie Sharpsteen <chuck at sharpsteen.net> wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 13, 2011 at 8:39 PM, Paul A Norman <paul.a.norman at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Thanks,
>> Does that mean that we could/should move to LuaLaTeX as the default
>> engine rather than pdfLaTeX?
>> Paul
> Well... LuaTeX is still **officially** a beta and will be until it hits 1.0
> at the end of 2012 conference if development follows the current roadmap.
> Also, I bet pdfTeX will still retain a critical mass of users for many more
> years.
> I vote for adding LuaTeX to the built-in list of engines because it is quite
> stable, has powered ConTeXt MK IV for years, and is starting to catch on.
> But, I think it will be a few years before we could consider changing the
> default away from pdfTeX.
> -Charlie

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