[luatex] babel, fontspec und lualatex

Ulrike Fischer luatex at nililand.de
Fri Jul 26 12:24:59 CEST 2013

Am Fri, 26 Jul 2013 12:19:23 +0200 schrieb Javier Bezos:

> Ulrike,
>> The new babel redefines the \TeX command and surrounds it by
>> \textlatin and this reveals a bug:
> Do you know if it works with the old (3.8) babel? (I've not tried
> it out yet -- just back from holidays). I have not changed this part
> (afaik :-)) because I'm still investigating how to fix the whole
> \text<script> stuff in a backward compatible way.

miktex still has Babel <v3.8m>, so I could test: There is the same
problem, the fontdimen is 0 and there is to much space between X and

Imho the correct solution would be that luatex/luaotfload sets
\fontdimen1 for italic fonts to a sensible positiv value. 

Ulrike Fischer 

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