[XeTeX] \beginL and colour

Adam Lindsay atl at comp.lancs.ac.uk
Mon Nov 15 17:13:15 CET 2004

Hans Hagen said this at Mon, 15 Nov 2004 17:06:17 +0100:

>Jonathan Kew wrote:
>> That's an interesting idea; in effect, it would be shorthand for some 
>> fancy macros that retrieve \fontname, parse it to extract the 
>> name+attributes and size, append a new attribute, and define a new 
>> \font. Right?

Well, I'm all for it. I spent a little time this weekend trying to do
such a thing by hand (well, with ConTeXt *commalist macros), and ended up
getting stymied keeping track of the +feat/-feat negation that has to
take place. It can be done, but it was starting to explode the problem.
 Adam T. Lindsay, Computing Dept.     atl at comp.lancs.ac.uk
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