[XeTeX] The future of XeTeX

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Wed Aug 8 18:55:19 CEST 2012

On Wed, Aug 08, 2012 at 05:38:49PM +0200, Ulrike Fischer wrote:
> That's not my point. I know that font loaders exists. We have 
> luaotfload which can be used with latex + plain tex. There is the 
> font loader code of context. There is the generic font loader code 
> somewhere deep in the context tree. I have tried to use all of them: 
> All of them are different. None is really documentated, none is 
> format independant and none is written in a way which allows people 
> to add extensions or improvements. 

And which of these qualities is covered by XeTeX equivalent i.e. if
LuaTeX went XeTeX route what would have changed her (apart from the loss
of choice)?


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