[XeTeX] additional beginL endL nodes in math

David Carlisle d.p.carlisle at gmail.com
Thu Apr 16 22:07:25 CEST 2015

On 16 April 2015 at 20:51, Khaled Hosny <khaledhosny at eglug.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 16, 2015 at 12:39:47PM +0100, David Carlisle wrote:
>> On 16 April 2015 at 12:35, Khaled Hosny <dr.khaled.hosny at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > I’m testing a change that removes the direction node from around inline math
>> > and instead (ab)uses the presence of \math(on|off) node to output the
>> > necessary dvi opcode, and it seems to fix this issue as well. Lets hope that
>> > there is no some blackmagic^W deep
>> > TeX hackery that plays with the this node as well.
>> >
>> Ohh, interesting, thanks.  I nearly suggested something like that originally but
>> my knowledge of the tex internals isn't really up to suggesting code
>> changes at that level:-)
> That was very naive and did not work when inline math is broken over
> multiple lines, so I reverted this and the whole TeX-XeT business. XeTeX
> in TeX Live 2015 should behave identical to previous versions in this
> area.
> Regards,
> Khaled

Ah OK, sorry it didn't work out. I do see the problems with \specials
and \writes in RTL text
is a real problem.


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