[XeTeX] fontspec and XeTeX svn rev. 375

Bruno Voisin bvoisin at mac.com
Thu Sep 28 17:39:26 CEST 2006

Le 28 sept. 06 à 16:30, Will Robertson a écrit :

> Maybe consider why you would want to be using the non-unicode  
> Computer Modern
> fonts within the XeTeX/fontspec system.

Quite recently I used XeTeX to typeset a document originally written  
for standard LaTeX and only using CM fonts, because XeTeX was the  
only engine allowing (on Mac OS X) the inclusion of PICT and TIFF  
files without prior conversion of these files to other formats.

But then, of course, why would one use fontspec in these cases? I  
don't know. Perhaps it's safer not to make any assumption about the  
user setup, and set the default package options such that the package  
runs in a "standard" OS X TeX setup (with only the addition of XeTeX  
differing from that setup). But then, of course, is there such a  

My 0.02 € message of the day ;-)

Bruno Voisin

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