[luatex] Indic scripts

luigi scarso luigi.scarso at gmail.com
Sat Mar 24 12:37:05 CET 2018

On Sat, Mar 24, 2018 at 12:15 PM, Arthur Reutenauer
<arthur.reutenauer at normalesup.org> wrote:
>   That’s correct, XeTeX uses Harfbuzz that is embedded in the engine;
> that is to say that XeTeX itself can do the rendering and does not rely
> on macro packages.  There is regular talk of libraries or macro packages
> that could interface Harfbuzz with LuaTeX, but nothing concrete has come
> out of it (yet?).


Foreign Function Interface in LuaTeX

Hans shown how to use luaffi to  connect to (the shared lib version of
) harfbuzz
plus a comparison of context vs harfbuzz vs uniscribe  text shaping engines
(experimental, and only under windows , but definitively something to
develop further, being very useful for font development).


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