[XeTeX] XeTeX for Linux (first experiencies)
wspr81 at gmail.com
Mon Jun 5 01:07:37 CEST 2006
On 05/06/2006, at 7:53 , Pablo Rodríguez wrote:
> After some playing with my own dissertation, I have discovered the
> following issues:
> XeTeX does not work with babel and polutonikogreek.
Unfortunately, very little work has been spent on multilingual LaTeX
capabilities using XeTeX. The babel package uses many assumptions
that are no longer true, so it doesn't exactly make sense to use it
Others may be able to supply a method to get it working, though.
I suspect collaboration with Javier Bezos on his mem package is the
way to go for XeTeX in the future. (mem has been written currently
If I had a spare 6 months...
> I have also problems with fontspec. Using GFS Didot (available at
> http://www.greekfontsociety.org/pages/en_typefaces.html), smallcaps
> work, but they work for all capitals also.
This is a bug in the font, not in fontspec. I can verify this using
another OpenType-aware application.
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