[XeTeX] Wacky behavior of XeLaTeX in TeXLive 2011

Zdenek Wagner zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Mon Nov 7 14:54:57 CET 2011

2011/11/7 Alessandro Ceschini <alessandroceschini.it at gmail.com>:
> Hi guys,
> Why should fontspec try to load a crappy slanted shape in the first place? I

At my computer Liberation Serif Italic (and Bold Italic) is found and used.

> just don't understand why! Slanted shapes are a last-resort stuff, not
> first-choice. So why loading a slanted shape when the italic is available?
> I will take a look at your output files, but the real issues is not fontspec
> errors, it's the broken go-to functions in TeXWorks, none of you use
> TeXWorks, right?

No, I edit my files mostly in vim, sometimes in gedit and <oXygen/>
and run tex from a command line, sometimes from a Makefile, sometimes
from an ant file.

> We also don't know if those fontspec errors are related with go-to functions
> in TeXWorks, maybe it's just a coincidence that they happen to occur
> together.
> Greetings
> --
> Alessandro Ceschini
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Zdeněk Wagner

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