[tex-live] scheme modern

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Thu Jan 6 15:13:02 CET 2011

On 6 January 2011 Ulrike Fischer wrote:

 > Am Thu, 06 Jan 2011 10:55:08 +0100 schrieb Arno Trautmann:
 > > Hi all,
 > > 
 > > I was wondering if it might be considered for the next TeXlive (2011 I
 > > hope) to provide an installation scheme "modern". This could be a scheme
 > > providing everything needed to work with, say, XeLaTeX, luaLaTeX,
 > > ConTeXt Mk IV etc. but drops a (quite large) number of old, deprecated
 > > packages (e.g. inputenc/fontenc for LaTeX). 
 > fontspec needs (and loads fontenc) and use it to setup the fonts:
 > While the normal use of fontenc is to declare 8-bit font encodings
 > it can naturally also be used to setup other encodings like the
 > unicode-oriented encodings EU1 (for xelatex) and EU2 (for lualatex).  
 > When the needed fd-files are present you can use the open type
 > directly with fontenc:
 > \documentclass[]{scrartcl}
 > \usepackage[EU1]{fontenc}%xelatex, uses fd-files from euenc
 > \begin{document}
 > hallo
 > \end{document}
 > So fontenc is perhaps old but certainly not deprecated.

These things are handled by package dependencies in the TL package
database.   In this case you don't have to worry because fontenc is
part of the latex package which is present if you are using LaTeX
with XeTeX anyway.


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