[lltx] bidi package extended for LuaLaTeX

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Fri Apr 2 18:14:39 CEST 2010

On Fri, Apr 02, 2010 at 11:26:12PM +1100, Vafa Khalighi wrote:
> If XeTeX is the
>     > problem, maybe part of the macros in bidi could be re-used.
>     The macros are written specifically to deal (and work around
>     limitations) of tex-xet, IMO there is not much to share.
> I do not think so. at least about 80 percent of bidi macros can be reused for
> luatex with some adaptations.

It can, but is it really needed (i.e. I can switch the whole package
layout in very few lines of tex code in luatex, with tex-xet it needs
hundreds of package specific macro redefinitions, one definitely can do
the later with luatex too.)


 Khaled Hosny
 Arabic localiser and member of Arabeyes.org team
 Free font developer

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