[XeTeX] fontspec 1.4

Adam Lindsay atl at comp.lancs.ac.uk
Fri Nov 26 11:34:59 CET 2004

Will Robertson said this at Fri, 26 Nov 2004 20:31:12 +1030:

>After not too many changes, (and the realisation that Euler Script was 
>wrong, not me) I've released v1.4 of the fontspec package.

Very impressive, Will, just in the amount of work it must have taken to
put all those features into a common framework! 

Reading through your nice manual, I have a couple observations and questions:

Book Antiqua (for better or worse) is Mac OS X's Palatino clone. Did the
Mac OS9/iDVD version of Palatino actually have AAT features?

What's the difference between Character Alternates and Variants to the
end user? Variants might be expressed in OpenType fonts with the ss01-
ss20 stylistic sets (or, frustratingly, in xx01, etc. features).

I suspect that \addspecs is going to be your next killer feature. I've
been focusing on that one for ConTeXt support.

nice one,
 Adam T. Lindsay, Computing Dept.     atl at comp.lancs.ac.uk
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