[XeTeX] XeTeX 0.9999.1 released

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Thu Mar 28 13:41:24 CET 2013

On Mar 28, 2013, at 5:52 AM, Dohyun Kim <nomosnomos at gmail.com> wrote:

> Attached is my tex file for test.  "Adobe Myungjo Std" used in this
> file is a font bundled with Korean version of Adobe Reader.  If you do
> not have this font, replace it with any other cjk font which has vrt2
> feature, such as Kozuka Mincho.
> Best,
> 2013/3/28 Khaled Hosny <khaledhosny at eglug.org>:
>> On Thu, Mar 28, 2013 at 10:29:35AM +0900, Dohyun Kim wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> "vertical" option of XeTeX 0.9999 is currently broken.  Applying
>>> attached patch seems to make it work better, though I know almost
>>> nothing about C language.
>> I appreaciate if you have test files for me to try, I had hard time
>> figuring how to test this since most CJK fonts that I have give funny
>> results even with old XeTeX.
>> Regards,
>>> Still, some issue remains.  Especially vertical gpos feature, for
>>> instance +vhal option, does not work correctly.  Though vhal feature
>>> should decrease the glyph advance, current XeTeX increases it instead.
>>> Harfbuzz, on the other hand, works correctly.  I could not figure out
>>> where this problem comes from.
>> Tests for this are welcome, too.
>> Regards,
>> Khaled
> -- 
> Dohyun Kim
> College of Law, Dongguk University
> Seoul, Republic of Korea
> <test.tex>


It appears that the `Hiragino Kaku Gothic ProN' font on the Mac has the vrt2 feature.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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