[XeTeX] XETEX cannot access OpenType features in PUA?

Alexey Kryukov anagnost at yandex.ru
Sun Nov 27 12:09:31 CET 2011

On Fri, 25 Nov 2011 23:41:10 -0500
Aleksandr Andreev wrote:

> The font is OK, as the same characters in Pango and FIrefox produce
> the desired results, so there is something wrong with the way XeTeX
> handles GSUB and GPOS in the PUA. Is this a bug?

It seems XeTeX (or rather ICU) ignores lookups assigned just to the
'dflt' script. If you add more scripts, e. g. Latin and/or Cyrillic
to your lookup (which you should do anyway in order to support some
older applications) everything starts working as expected.

Alexey Kryukov <anagnost at yandex dot ru>

Moscow State University
Faculty of History

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