[luatex] Indic scripts

Mike Maxwell maxwell at umiacs.umd.edu
Sat Mar 24 16:24:50 CET 2018

On 3/24/2018 7:37 AM, luigi scarso wrote:
> https://www.guitex.org/home/en/numero-23-aprile-2017
> 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).

Thanks, I'll watch this space.  Hopefully someone will also make it work 
in Linux.

FWIW, now that I know what to look for, I see there are a couple-three 
(maybe more) other projects aimed at making LuaTeX work together with 
HarfBuzz (probably not all under active development):

    Mike Maxwell
    "My definition of an interesting universe is
    one that has the capacity to study itself."
          --Stephen Eastmond

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