[XeTeX] XeTeX Digest, Vol 32, Issue 6

Gour list at atmarama.org
Wed Nov 8 06:57:52 CET 2006

On Wed, 2006-11-08 at 07:43 +1030, Will Robertson wrote:

> No, they don't.
> At present in fontspec and xunicode, you can only typeset characters  
> that you have actual glyphs for in the font. It appears that the  
> combining marks required in Latin Modern don't exist, which surprises  
> me a little.

Me too.

> Anyone still looking at this? 

Well, I'm looking to use such glyphs 'cause it is very convenient in
LaTeX world to fame the accents, but real XeTeX solution is definitely
preferable providing properly encoded in Unicode which can be shared
with non-TeX world.

> I'd recommend implementing it with the EU2 NFSS font encoding, which
>  can then be hooked into fontspec  easily. (Unless font encodings end
>  up just getting in the way...)

Let's hope someone will come up with appropriate solution knowing there
are customers available :-)


p.s. Was I supposed to change Subject of the message or this list does
not like hijacking?

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