[lltx] luamicrotype?

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Tue Feb 23 12:00:22 CET 2010

On Tue, Feb 23, 2010 at 12:07:54PM +0200, Élie Roux wrote:
> 2010/2/23 Arno Trautmann <Arno.Trautmann at gmx.de>:
> >
> > I’d really love \fontspec[microtype]{my font}. Would that be possible to
> > implement? …
> Basically everything is possible... what about something like
>  - microtype=all or true or false or a scheme,
>  - protrusion = true or false or compat (\pdfprotrusion 1) or a scheme
>  - expansion = true or false or a scheme

I was thinking in something like this, too.

> as options for fontspec? Then users would have to build their scheme
> in lua instead of passing very long TeX options (calling a function
> like fontspec.microtype.create_protrusion_scheme)... for me that would
> be OK...

And the scheme is?

> But then what about enabling microtype=all by default in fontspec?

I'd say lets have the basic work done and tested, then if it proved to
be good enough may be we can turn it on by default (I myself in favour
of having it on by default).


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

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