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

David Carlisle d.p.carlisle at gmail.com
Mon Nov 21 10:41:51 CET 2016

On 20 November 2016 at 23:28, Arthur Reutenauer
<arthur.reutenauer at normalesup.org> wrote:
>> 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/.
>         Best,
>                 Arthur




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