[XeTeX] The future of XeTeX

Philip TAYLOR P.Taylor at rhul.ac.uk
Wed Aug 1 11:57:37 CEST 2012

Martin Schröder wrote:

> When LuaTeX started I also toyed with the idea and had a look at
> JavaScript interpreters - they were much larger.

Large enough to have any significant impact on a modern machine,
which one might reasonably expect to have 4Gb of RAM ?  Size
mattered when Don wrote TeX; these days it is far far far less
of an issue.

> And JS isn't designed for embedding

Yet it is very successfully embedded in (e.g.,) Adobe Acrobat
and Adobe Reader.

** Phil.

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