[OS X TeX] XeLaTeX from TeXShop

Jonathan Kew jonathan at jfkew.plus.com
Sat Feb 7 08:25:06 CET 2009

On 7 Feb 2009, at 01:09, Herbert Schulz wrote:
> And a perfect illustration about what is bad about Xe(La)TeX (and  
> any other application that uses the local fonts); there is no  
> guarantee that the beautiful font you use is available on another  
> system so the source is no longer directly portable.

That is equally true with "classic" TeX as soon as you buy and install  
a font that isn't part of every TeX distribution. (For example, the  
Lucida math fonts.)

The only difference is that you may be less likely to do this because  
it's such a hassle!


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