[luatex] ini files for TL 2009

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Fri Apr 17 13:12:00 CEST 2009

On Fri, Apr 17, 2009 at 11:12:45AM +0200, Elie Roux wrote:
> Taco Hoekwater a écrit :
>> I know you are concerned with backward compatibility with pdftex,
>> but the fact is that luatex's dvi mode is worthless whenever
>> fonts in opentype format are being used. And the new font support is
>> the most important argument for using luatex in the first place,
>> so insisting on dvi output seems somewhat backward to me.
> I agree... maybe we should simply let luatex (and lualatex) be in pdf  
> mode, remove pdfluatex (and pdflualatex), and let people who really want  
> dvi use \pdfoutput=0... This sounds like a good solution to me...

Or even make use of command line options, '--output-format=dvi' can be
always used when dvi is desired.


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