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Ross Moore ross at ics.mq.edu.au
Wed Jun 14 01:44:02 CEST 2006

Hi Jonathan,

On 13/06/2006, at 8:24 PM, Jonathan Kew wrote:

> On 3 May 2006, at 10:53 pm, Ross Moore wrote:
>>> You may now update it to "Unicode-based TeX for Mac OS X and
>>> Linux" ;)

> To revisit an old thread: Ross, I wonder if it would be appropriate
> to change the description once more, given that "XeTeX for Linux"
> actually runs on various non-Linux systems (such as Solaris, and
> probably some other Unix-y things)..... and especially now that it
> has been built for Windows as well.
> How about "Extended TeX with Unicode and OpenType support", or
> something like that? Or perhaps it should be "Unicode-based TeX for
> Mac OS X and other systems", recognizing that the Mac OS X version is
> the original and most mature implementation.

This seems best.
I've used 'platforms' rather than 'systems'.

Also, I've added a line to the "About XeTeX" section.



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