[XeTeX] XeTeX: ready for full-time math?

Will Robertson wspr81 at gmail.com
Fri Aug 18 02:33:10 CEST 2006

On 18/08/2006, at 9:43 , Ross Moore wrote:

>> The situation is complicated by the fact that there aren't too many
>> fonts with tons of maths glyphs...
>   ... which may help with this.
> The main idea is to allow your \DeclareUnicodeMathCharacter
> macro to make encoding-dependent macro-expansions, as is done
> throughout (modern) LaTeX for Text Characters.
> This will allow easy font/encoding switches to handle bunches
> of characters using different fonts, when your main text-font
> doesn't support enough for your liking.
> It will also allow other technical things, like mathematical
> symbols in Bookmarks.

Yes, both grabbing sets of symbols from different fonts and this  
latter use are definite requirements, I think. I'll be looking at the  
newmath encoding for some sort of organisational structure. The first  
xmaths release really was very basic :)

More news as it comes...

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