[XeTeX] bold small caps, but no regular small caps

heer heer at u.washington.edu
Tue Jul 30 07:33:45 CEST 2013

Dear Mike,

 	I've just tested your temp.tex with TeXLive in Ubuntu version 12.4 
and it works perfectly.  I think it's the 2009-15 version of TeXLive. 
I've attached the temp.pdf file that it produced.

Nicholas Heer

On Sun, 28 Jul 2013, Mike Maxwell wrote:

> I have a simple test file that calls for the Charis SIL font.  I have 
> downloaded the most recent version of this font (4.114), and I'm using the 
> version of xelatex that comes in the TeXLive 2013 distribution 
> (3.1415926-2.5-0.9999.3).  While the font is supposed to have true small 
> caps, I can only get small caps in the bold style, not the regular style.
> I'm attaching both the input LaTeX file and the PDF, and also the log file, 
> which seems to indicate that it successfully loaded the small caps for both 
> regular and bold.
> According to 
> http://scripts.sil.org/cms/scripts/page.php?item_id=ComplexRomanFontFAQ#1d1d13ef, 
> this should work.
> Is this a problem with the font, xelatex, or me?
> (I tried to work into this email the story about there being old pilots and 
> bold pilots, but no old bold pilots.  But I couldn't.)
> --
> 	Mike Maxwell
> 	maxwell at umiacs.umd.edu
> 	"My definition of an interesting universe is
> 	one that has the capacity to study itself."
>        --Stephen Eastmond
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