[XeTeX] Mixed Roman and Indian alphabets for Sanskrit

Dominik Wujastyk wujastyk at gmail.com
Thu Feb 16 18:43:54 CET 2017

Yes, and it's this very assumption that is unhelpful, Phil, and leads to
confusion.  Also, it's common for academics to use multiple scripts for
Sanskrit within a single document (typically Devanagari and Latin



On 14 February 2017 at 09:18, Philip Taylor <P.Taylor at rhul.ac.uk> wrote:

> Dominik Wujastyk wrote:
> So why does Polyglossia make \devanagarifont and \sanskritfont
> equivalent?  There should be no such entity as \sanskritfont.  Sanskrit
> isn't a font or a script, it's a language.
> I
> *​​assume* (and as Dominik knows, I know nothing about Polyglossia
> whatsoever) that "\sanskritfont" means "the font I wish used when I typeset
> something written in the Sanskrit language".
> Philip Taylor
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