[XeTeX] Status of babel and polyglossia in xelatex

Ulrike Fischer news3 at nililand.de
Wed Dec 9 12:04:55 CET 2009

Am Wed, 9 Dec 2009 18:55:59 +0800 schrieb Vladimir Lomov:

>> You should in general _not_ use babel if you use a language which
>> needs another script (like russian) as it will switch fontencodings
>> and probably clash with fontspec. 

> I want to try fontspec features :). I know that babel uses fontencodings
> while this is not neccessary for xelatex (is it?).

Xelatex needs fontencodings too but as it is unicode orientated and
can handle large fonts it doesn't to switch between fontencoding so

Ulrike Fischer 

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