[lltx] Problem with slanted fonts

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Mon Sep 20 02:54:05 CEST 2010

On Mon, Sep 20, 2010 at 10:13:51AM +0930, Will Robertson wrote:
> On 20/09/2010, at 2:20 AM, Khaled Hosny wrote:
> >> I have no idea how xetex is going around. But I found the place
> >> where it fails: in \do at subst@correction. A failing example gives
> >> this with tracingmacros =1 :
> >> 
> >> 
> >> EU2/testfam/m/n -><->"name:Lucida Sans" 
> >> 
> >> <->"name:Lucida Sans" ->
> It's very strange that this works with XeTeX, since nothing different is happening internally.
> > How I forgot that! internally, "Lucida Sans", "LucidaSans",
> > "lucidasans", "L U ci DaS anS" all are the same to luaotfload, we will
> > strip spaces and lower case font name before doing matching.
> I haven't done the lowercasing,

By "we will" I was referring to the current luaotfload behaviour, so
since fontspec's problem is only with spaces, there is no need to
lowercase too (I know my writings are cryptic, now I think what I'm
saying is just more confusing).

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

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