[lltx] luaotfload update
khaledhosny at eglug.org
Thu Oct 6 08:26:16 CEST 2011
"Real" OpenType features should be fine, any regressions ought to be
On Thu, Oct 06, 2011 at 06:45:53AM +0200, Patrick Gundlach wrote:
> (I'll leave the full quote for the CC to the luatex list)
> Hi Khaled. Many, many thanks to your work with luaotfload! Does that also imply the ff, ... -ligatures? (I guess so). Why can't we (=you) stick to the current master branch?
> Am 06.10.2011 um 03:22 schrieb Khaled Hosny:
> > Hello list,
> > I managed to finish the long due syncing of luaotfload with ConTeXt,
> > in the unstable branch:
> > https://github.com/khaledhosny/luaotfload/tree/unstable
> > and updated fontspec as well:
> > https://github.com/wspr/fontspec/tree/otfl-unstable
> > There are many internal changes in this update which would break any
> > package depending on internal lua interfaces, also bugs and breakage are
> > highly probable. I did some basic testing, but more testing are
> > welcomed.
> > In this update too the support for non-standard features were dropped,
> > namely tlig & trep (AKA TeX ligatures) and anum (was anybody using
> > this?). Hans no longer includes that code in his "plain variant" from
> > which luaotfload is derived, and even when he did only -- and --- were
> > supported and I had to patch it to add the rest. Someone have to
> > convince Hans to implement this in the "plain variant" or implement it
> > himself, I don't really need this feature myself.
> > Also loading of OFM fonts is now broken, I don't feel like debugging
> > this and I doubt anyone is using them, but the above applies here too.
> > Finally, if someone can put this on tlcontrib, this would be great.
> > Regards,
> > Khaled
> > --
> > Khaled Hosny
> > Egyptian
> > Arab
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