[XeTeX] On cross-language font selection

Jjgod Jiang gzjjgod at gmail.com
Wed Feb 14 15:32:49 CET 2007

Hi Peter and Bruno,

2007/2/14, Peter Dyballa <Peter_Dyballa at web.de>:
> Font switching is not all, there should also happen a switch to a
> different language with other typographic rules. Something like
> Babel's \selectlanguage{} might be the right thing: switching the
> text's language, switching the font and its script and language (like
> fontspec offers), plus some internals like writing direction, glue ...

I can understand your points now. Indeed, we guys using XeTeX
to typeset Chinese are not very satified with glue between CJK
characters and Latin characters. So the questions is, can we solve
this problem at TeX macro level? If not, we still need low level
mechanism provided by some XeTeX primitives.

- jjgod.

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