[XeTeX] The future of XeTeX

Keith J. Schultz keithjschultz at web.de
Wed Aug 1 11:53:13 CEST 2012

Am 01.08.2012 um 10:31 schrieb Zdenek Wagner <zdenek.wagner at gmail.com>:

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> XeTeX is not a remedy to TFM deficiencies, it is again the remedy of
> encoding deficiencies. It won't be that difficult to extend TFM but
> implementation of Unicode and support for comlpex Arabic and Asian
> scripts required complex rewrite.

I am not to sure that the rewrite would be that hard! most of the work
is already done!!

TFM just needs to be adjusted. To over simplify. We can use the unicode support 
we have and map TFM to that. The rest …


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