[XeTeX] Polyglossia "broken"?

Arash Zeini arash.zeini at gmail.com
Wed Sep 21 17:58:43 CEST 2011

On Wednesday 21 September 2011, Ulrike Fischer wrote:
> Am Wed, 21 Sep 2011 15:23:50 +0100 schrieb Arash Zeini:
> >> fontspec loads xunicode and xunicode has been updated recently. What
> >> happens if you load exaccent before polyglossia?
> > 
> > Nothing. I get the same error messages as before.
> Well loading exaccent before fontspec/xunicode should actually work
> (unless you are loading the definitions again in another place).

Yes, this solves the problem.

> But why do you use exaccent anyway? Why bother with such an old
> package? As the error message tell you xunicode actually makes the
> necessary definitions and quite probably it will adapt the commands
> to xetex if necessary.

You are absolutely right. exaccent was in my master document due to historical 
reasons, but I actually don't need it anymore. Thanks for pointing this out.


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