[XeTeX] Question about emulated font features.

Michael B. Trausch mike at trausch.us
Wed Dec 19 23:27:26 CET 2007

On Wed, 2007-12-19 at 21:21 +0000, Jonathan Kew wrote:
> There is support in XeTeX 0.997 (the development code in Subversion)  
> for "slant" and "extend" pseudo-features; with this version,
>    \font\sxcharis = "Charis SIL:slant=0.2;extend=1.5" at 12pt
> will give a slanted, extended version of Charis SIL.
> If you're running 0.996 (the TeX Live 2007 release version), this
> was  
> not yet implemented at that time.

Awesomeness.  Two questions, then:  Is the SVN tree undergoing highly
active development?  Also, if I were to use the SVN tree, can it coexist
with the current install from TeX Live, or would they conflict in some

	--- Mike

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