[XeTeX] Strange Euler Script font behaviour

William F. Adams wadams at atlis.com
Fri Nov 19 19:20:44 CET 2004

On Nov 19, 2004, at 11:29 AM, Bruno Voisin wrote:

> I'm not sure that's a good idea. After all, most of the requests 
> Jonathan has had on this list, after word about XeTeX started to 
> spread on the OS X TeX list and people began to experiment with XeTeX, 
> were requests for compatibility with LaTeX documents. And a fair 
> number of the functions that were added since were motivated by these 
> requests, like ":mapping=tex-text" or Ross' utf8accents.sty.

Yeah, but wouldn't a Unicode-compatible/ready version of Plain be a 
better foundation to build a Unicode version of LaTeX on?

On Nov 19, 2004, at 11:31 AM, Hans Hagen wrote:

> an updated tfm format is part of the 'user groups' latin modern font 
> project (reports on that around eurotex 2005); another idea was to 
> extend pdfetex etc with capabilities to read property lists (pl) 
> directly, since these don't have a limit

That last would work really well for me --- would it include support 
for virtual property lists as well?


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