[XeTeX] Localized XeLaTeX: was Greek XeLaTeX

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Sat Oct 16 16:43:45 CEST 2010

On Oct 16, 2010, at 9:36 AM, Philip Taylor (Webmaster, Ret'd) wrote:

> Wolfgang Schuster wrote:
>> Another way is to use the string library from lua to replace μμ with mm:
> Is "μμ" really the Greek abbreviation for millimetres ?  If so,
> how do the Greeks abbreviate micrometers (= microns, "μ") ?
> Philip Taylor


I thought the symbols that are used for different units are set by international standards. Do you really want to spend time localizing something such that nobody else will ever understand it? Don't you think everyone should attempt to learn the standards so we can talk to each other?

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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