[lltx] Fwd: [MacTeX] fontspec for LuaTeX

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Sun May 30 16:55:10 CEST 2010

On Sun, May 30, 2010 at 04:45:49PM +0200, Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard wrote:
> Le 30/05/2010 16:41, Khaled Hosny a écrit :
> >> There is a lot of alternative solutions that could have worked in the meanwhile
> >> (more reliably than making assumptions about the current working directory, I mean).
> > 
> > Right, but I don't like writing code that I know it soon will be
> > obsoleted,
> You prefer commiting files that you know will soon be useless? ;-)

Because 'git rm foo; git commit -m "foo bar"; git push' is a lot cheaper
than going through the code reading lengthy comments about this hack
and that work around and knowing what was fixed and what not.

> > I never claimed luaofload is bug free, or even working at all, the only
> > reason it was uploaded to CTAN is for more people to test it. If I'm
> > supposed to test everything, or anything at all, then I don't think it
> > is going to be released, ever. (hint, STIX 1.0.0 :)
> > 
> We sure can't test everything, but I still find it annoying to release something
> that doesn't have any chance of working out of our local installation. So maybe
> there's a balance between that and never releasing.

Though I completely agree with you, I can't guarantee this will not
happen again.

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

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