[XeTeX] Re: XeTeX and fonts
Gerben.Wierda at rna.nl
Fri May 21 22:49:27 CEST 2004
Before we start harassing Apple employees, let's make this a friendly
process for them. I am getting a contact somewhere next week (one
Xavier). If this list is able to create one message that sets out the
issues well and what we can do to help, that would be a good start.
On May 21, 2004, at 13:07, Jonathan Kew wrote:
> First step would be the Mac OS X Feedback form, at
> You won't get any direct response from there, AFAIK, but if lots of
> people submit feedback raising the OpenType Layout issue, maybe it'll
> be noticed.
> I do have contact information for some of the engineers and managers
> in the Fonts/Typography group at Apple, but I'm not sure it would be
> proper for me to give this out publicly. But here's a hint.... if you
> look in the mail list archives of the Unicode mailing list:
> you can find postings by Deborah Goldsmith, and her messages include
> the sig:
>> Deborah Goldsmith
>> Manager, Fonts / Unicode liaison
>> Apple Computer, Inc.
>> goldsmit at apple.com
> There are probably other places you can find similar leads, too.
> On 21 May 2004, at 11:49 am, Bruce D'Arcus wrote:
>> On May 21, 2004, at 6:25 AM, Stephen Moye wrote:
>>> If it is necessary for Apple to support OpenType (which it is)...
>> Two things:
>> As I told you, you really ought to read through the archives, as the
>> language you are using is not right. Apple DOES "support" opentype
>> fonts. You can use them with your applications (including xetex)
>> What Apple doesn't support are the advanced opentype font features. I
>> don't even remember the precise language myself ;-)
>>> to whom do we send our impassioned emails such that doing so has a
>>> reasonable chance of being effective?
>> Not sure. Jonathan?
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