[XeTeX] bug in fontspec?

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Mon Oct 18 19:21:09 CEST 2010

On Mon, Oct 18, 2010 at 07:00:24PM +0200, Pablo Rodríguez wrote:
> Hi Will, Khaled and others,
>
> as Ulrike Fischer has noticed
> (http://tug.org/pipermail/xetex/2010-October/018895.html), fontspec
> enters in a loop italics are defined as slanted:
>
> 	\def\itdefault{sl}
>
> The documentclass slides does it by default.
>
> I have fixed that in my document adding:
>
> 	\def\itdefault{it}
>
> It works for me, but I guess that a more proper fix in fontspec
> itself would be better.
>
> Would you be so kind to improve this?
>
> [http://tug.org/pipermail/xetex/2010-October/018895.html], but due
> to the lack of proper description, it hasn't been taken as a proper
> bug report.]

I have no idea how this would be fixed, but github issue tracker[1] is the
proper place to report bug, at least to make sure it get noticed and not
lost in mailing lists.

[1] http://github.com/wspr/fontspec/issues

Regards,
Khaled

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Khaled Hosny
Arabic localiser and member of Arabeyes.org team
Free font developer