[XeTeX] The future of XeTeX

Philip TAYLOR P.Taylor at rhul.ac.uk
Wed Aug 1 12:32:20 CEST 2012

Well, you could always write your own JavaScript interpreter
in Lua and get the best of both worlds :-)

Martin Schröder wrote:
bably not. IIRC the binaries where around 75 KB (Lua) and
> 750 KB(JS). Compare this with 1 MB for a recent Knuthian TeX
> binary (on Linux) and 2 MB for pdfTeX.
> JS was simply a behemoth to pull in compared to Lua.

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