[XeTeX] The future of XeTeX

Keith J. Schultz keithjschultz at web.de
Wed Aug 1 17:34:13 CEST 2012

Hi Zdenek,

Am 01.08.2012 um 13:22 schrieb Zdenek Wagner <zdenek.wagner at gmail.com>:

> 2012/8/1 Ulrike Fischer <news3 at nililand.de>:
>> Am Wed, 1 Aug 2012 12:30:52 +0200 schrieb Zdenek Wagner:
>> Well you only confirm my impression: That quite a lot of scripts
>> never felt the pressure put on us by the movable type printing.
>> Western glyphs used in prints were greatly influenced by the
>> technical possibilities and were adapted to what was possible. For
>> me the idea that a printed document should look like "handwritten"
>> is curious.
> I do not state that it should look as handwritten but at least the
> glyohs should have correct order and shape that is not too much
> different (even in handwriting Devanagari has variants). With the
> current version of luatex the correct order of glyphs cannot be
> acheved. If I copy&past a text from Hindi Wikipedia and typeset it in
> XeTeX, the result will be OK. If I do the same in luatex, the result
> will be garbage.
	Why, because the language script is not support in LuaTeX!!

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