[luatex] LuaTeX file almost 2.5x bigger

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Sun Jul 25 19:22:47 CEST 2010

On 07/25/2010 06:37 PM, Patrick Gundlach wrote:
> So it seems that XeTeX is more efficient in positioning text, but I
> am not going to judge which is better, as I have no understanding of
> the background mechanism.

This is a side effect of the font expansion technology, enabled by
the microtype package. To get a smaller lualatex file size, you can
disable that package (at the expense of some typesetting quality).

Best wishes,

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