[XeTeX] on fontspec 2.0

Diederick C. Niehorster dcnieho at gmail.com
Sun Mar 28 06:13:26 CEST 2010


I see a lot of stuff seems Mac oriented. Could someone send me the
manual offlist?

I hope it includes configuration instructions, right now LuaLaTeX cant
find the opentype fonts that XeLaTeX can...

oh, the font the .dtx compilation errors out on is rm-inconsolata, typo before.


On Sun, Mar 28, 2010 at 11:46 AM, Diederick C. Niehorster
<dcnieho at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi All, Khaled,
> Just tried to extract fontspec.dtx that I got form github. Just to let
> you know, the manual won't compile, i dont have the rm-consolata font.
> Could you use standard fonts in the manual, i'm on windows.
> Looking forward to working with it for the rest, lets see what it can do!
> Best,
> Dee
> On Mon, Feb 15, 2010 at 7:38 AM, Will Robertson <wspr81 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 2010-02-15 07:35:37 +1030, Pablo Rodríguez <oinos at web.de> said:
>>> some time ago, we were introduced to the fontspec 2.0
>>> (http://github.com/wspr/fontspec), that will be compatible with LuaLaTeX.
>> Right. The primary development for the LuaLaTeX part of fontspec has been by
>> Khaled Hosny and Elie Roux.
>> The primary goals for v2 is LuaTeX support; I hope to overhaul the
>> interface/feature set after my thesis is finished later this year. Having
>> said that, feel free to offer feature requests on the Issues page on GitHub
>> linked above.
>>> If I don't get it wrong, so it will be possible to use LuaLaTeX with the
>>> system fonts the same way that we use it with XeLaTeX, so no special
>>> font installation needed, won't it?
>> Yes, but it will require, perhaps, a little more configuration than fontspec
>> on XeTeX currently does.
>>> Are there plans to include the final 2.0 version with TeXLive 2010?
>> Hope so :)
>> If the bugs get ironed out this/next week then I hope to make a "beta
>> version" announcement here and on the LuaTeX list for wider testing.
>> Cheers,
>> Will
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