[XeTeX] Are the new etex changes reflected in XeTeX? (was XeTeX bugs in bidirectional typesetting)

Arthur Reutenauer arthur.reutenauer at normalesup.org
Mon Nov 21 00:28:38 CET 2016

> If you do find time to look at this... the other main issue besides \specials
> where the current model causes problems is the inability to specify direction
> while in vertical mode. The restriction to hmode was probably needed in tex-xet
> so the extra nodes got added at safe places but in tex--xet it's less
> clearly needed.

  Do you want to make a bug report for this?  It’s good to discuss these
issues between us, but when it comes to implementing and distributing
changes, it’s best to have a record of them in the bug tracker; XeTeX’s
is on Sourceforge as you know: https://sourceforge.net/p/xetex/bugs/.



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