[XeTeX] The future of XeTeX

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Tue Jul 31 02:53:16 CEST 2012

On Mon, Jul 30, 2012 at 08:27:46PM -0400, Behdad Esfahbod wrote:
> On 07/30/2012 08:23 PM, Khaled Hosny wrote:
> > Does this mean HarfBuzz will support AAT fonts (even if only on Mac
> > through CoreText)? Because if not, we will still need to port XeTeX from
> > ATSUI to CoreText (as that is deprecated API being referred to) and no
> > body who knows how to do this seems interested.
> The CoreText backend in HarfBuzz does that indeed.

I've been under the impression that Uniscribe and CoreText backends were
merely for testing, but if they are indented for production use that
would help simplifying things greatly.


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