[XeTeX] font expansion in XeTeX?

Pablo Rodríguez oinos at web.de
Mon Jul 23 23:53:35 CEST 2007

Hi Jonathan,

Jonathan Kew wrote:
> Hi Pablo,
> On 22 Jul 2007, at 1:56 pm, Pablo Rodríguez wrote:
>> Hi Jonathan and everyone,
>> a month ago I sent a message to the list asking whether XeTeX will
>> (ever) implement font expansion as pdftex does.
> Sorry, I recall seeing your previous message but didn't respond right  
> away, and then have been distracted....

thanks for the answer.

>> Since that message had no reply, I wonder whether there is something
>> that would prevent font expansion in XeTeX or it hasn't been  
>> planned at all.
> There is no current work in this area; I'd like to finalize a "1.0"  
> release that can be considered stable, feature-complete, and  
> documented, before attempting a major new feature like that. But it  
> is definitely something I'd like to include eventually, for a future  
> version.

After seeing your TUG talk it sounds more interesting (thanks, Will, for
the reference).


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