[XeTeX] Mixed Roman and Indian alphabets for Sanskrit

Philip Taylor P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Tue Feb 14 15:29:59 CET 2017

Dominik Wujastyk wrote:
> Even if this works, I am unhappy with the terminological confusion between scripts and languages.  This seems to be built in to Polyglossia.
Is this not, rather, a feature of Opentype [1, 2] fonts, where one writes (in XeTeX, for example)

    \font \thisfont = "Whatever:script=xxx;language=yyy" ?

Philip Taylor
[1] http://www.microsoft.com/typography/otspec/scripttags.htm
[2] http://www.microsoft.com/typography/otspec/languagetags.htm
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