[XeTeX] fontspec 1.5
jonathan_kew at sil.org
Thu Dec 2 10:05:57 CET 2004
On 2 Dec 2004, at 12:37 am, Will Robertson wrote:
> Actually, if the OpenType library XeTeX uses supported the 'size'
> property, it might be able to do this automatically.
I don't know anything about that, but it sounds interesting.... is
there some place I can find out about 'size' in OT?
> This reminds me. Jonathan, if you're listening, would you consider
> adding in a feature to XeTeX to query if a font is available through
> OS X? I tried your testfontavailability.tex macros, but they don't
> seem an optimal solution to me (I think I had some troubles, but I
> can't remember what).
How would you like to see this provided? Something like
\XeTeXfontavailable <fontname>, returning 0 if the font can't be found
and 1 if it can? Or should we go further, and define return values to
indicate whether the font would be rendered via ATSUI or OpenType?
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