[XeTeX] XeTeX 0.9999.2 released
zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Tue Apr 9 16:37:19 CEST 2013
2013/4/9 Khaled Hosny <khaledhosny at eglug.org>:
> Hi Zdenek,
> For all the failing tests I get the same output from Uniscribe as from
> HarfBuzz and the new XeTeX, as such I believe those are font bugs. The
> difference is probably because the font now contains version 2 Indic features
> which HarfBuzz will always use (there is no way to tell HarfBuzz to use
> the old features if the new ones are present).
Thanks for your effort. Steve White tried HTML version of these tests
in Windows Vista and FreeFont worked there (he sent me the
screenshot). Anyway, your build fails even with FreeFont 20120503
(distributed with TL2012) and if I remember well, it does not have
version 2 features (but maybe my memory is wrong).
> On Sun, Apr 07, 2013 at 06:49:04PM +0200, Zdenek Wagner wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> http://hroch486.icpf.cas.cz/xetex-test/ contains my Devanagari tests.
>> There is currently only one Devanagari font implementing both Sanskrit
>> and Hindi and switching the conjuncts according to the language.
>> Unfortunatelly, both the offitial release and the latest svn revision
>> fail in XeTeX 0.9999.2 (these are most probably HarfBuzz issues). I do
>> not know Sanskrit, thus I test mainly Hindi. If someone donates me a
>> representative Sanskrit text with complex conjuncts, I will add it to
>> my test suite (I need a free text that I could publish on my test
>> 2013/4/6 Khaled Hosny <khaledhosny at eglug.org>:
>> > Hi all,
>> > I have just uploaded a third beta release of 0.9999.x series. Barring
>> > any major issues, this should be the version included in upcoming TeX
>> > Live pretest and, eventually, the final TeX Live 2013 release.
>> > The archive can be downloaded from SourceForge page:
>> > https://sourceforge.net/projects/xetex/files/source/
>> > This is a bug fix release, fixing some of the bugs found in the previous
>> > beta. There are no pre-built binaries right now, but they should be
>> > available from TLContrib shortly.
>> > Main changes in this release:
>> > XeTeX:
>> > * Fix regression in \XeTeXOT* primitives with fonts where the number of
>> > languages in a given script is not the same in both GSUB and GPOS tables.
>> > * Add a workaround for a bug in clang headers to allow building with it on Mac.
>> > * Fix regression in loading PNG files on Mac.
>> > * Fix multiple regression with vertical text layout.
>> > * Update to HarfBuzz 0.9.15 fixing a couple of regressions with Arabic non
>> > spacing marks and Hangul jamo.
>> > * Various build fixes for third party libraries.
>> > * XeTeX reference is now included in the release tarball.
>> > xdvipdfmx:
>> > * Speed up inclusion of eps figures by Tsuchimura Nobuyuki.
>> > Regards,
>> > Khaled
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