[Dev-luatex] A few newbie questions

Barry Schwartz chemoelectric at chemoelectric.org
Sun Feb 1 02:11:04 CET 2009


Khaled Hosny <khaledhosny at eglug.org> skribis:
> Somehow it is ;), people usually have different needs and thus different
> macro packages, but I wonder why someone would need very different low level
> OpenType implementation, but I may be wrong.

I think OpenType is more complicated than people tend to realize, and
less amenable to the 'black box' approach than one might think. I'm
judging from how well applications handle _Latin_ script, which
supposedly is simple. It's better to have Lua code that can be
customized easily.




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