[XeTeX] The apprentice's response

Arash Zeini azeini at yahoo.com
Tue Apr 21 12:11:06 CEST 2009

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> From: Wilfred van Rooijen <wvanrooijen at yahoo.com>
> To: Unicode-based TeX for Mac OS X and other platforms <xetex at tug.org>
> Sent: Saturday, 18 April, 2009 3:02:48
> Subject: Re: [XeTeX] The apprentice's response
> Note that for (very) advanced type setting ConTeXt may be better. It more 
> closely approximates a DTP program. I've seen examples of ConTeXt where a book 
> was written in some very old Icelandic alphabet (fonts made with metafont / 
> metapost, part of any latex distribution), but also incorporating folding pages 
> of various sizes, and also "critical editions" where a text is being translated 
> and the original and translation are set on the left and right page, where all 
> the lines have to always correspond. It is really amazing what latex can do!

If you happen to have some links or more information, I would be interested to know more about ConTeXt and critical editions. I have searched the net several times, but without any result.
I am working on a critical edition using ledmac with xelatex.



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