[Dev-luatex] Modifying the LuaTeX Engine

Yue Wang yuleopen at gmail.com
Sun Dec 28 09:12:10 CET 2008


Hi, Norbert:

Can you show me an example of vertical typesetting in LuaTeX?
you can use Latin Modern Mono fonts as example. Thanks

Yue Wang

On Sun, Dec 28, 2008 at 3:45 AM, Norbert Preining <preining at logic.at> wrote:
> On So, 28 Dez 2008, وفا خلیقی، Vafa Khalighi wrote:
>> I just felt that you guys think the current bidirectional algorithm of LuaTeX is fine and have no interest to study other systems.
>
> Because the bidi algo of luatex is more advanced, it can do arbitrary
> rotation text/char/page directions, not simply left-right-left.
> Finished. That is needed for Chinese, Japanese, Mongolian to name a few.
>
> Best wishes
>
> Norbert
>
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