[OS X TeX] XeLaTeX from TeXShop

Alain Schremmer schremmer.alain at gmail.com
Sat Feb 7 16:07:59 CET 2009

On Feb 7, 2009, at 8:19 AM, Herbert Schulz wrote:

> On Feb 7, 2009, at 1:25 AM, Jonathan Kew wrote:
>> 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!
>> JK
> Howdy,
> All too true; on both points :-). Especially since I tend to use  
> Lucida a good part of the time. But. if I know I'll be distributing  
> the source it's back to using Fourier+Bera, Latin Modern or just  
> plain old Computer Modern.

Indeed, the latter!


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