# [Dev-luatex] strange behaviour for \font arguments

Elie Roux elie.roux at telecom-bretagne.eu
Thu Mar 12 19:59:34 CET 2009

Taco Hoekwater a écrit :
> The font parser may think this is something in a subdirectory
> (I am guessing, can't run the executable from here). You could
> try putting the font name in braces for now, that should work
> better:
>
>   \font\foo={first strage/B:ehaviour} \foo
>   \font\bar={[second-strange]/B:ehaviour} \bar
>
> I will still need to be fixing the binary though, the quoted
> approach should work just as well.

You're right: it works well with braces. Also I forgot to ask in my
first mail: in XeTeX it's possible to declare a font on several lines.
It works well with braces in LuaTeX, but not with quotes... Would it be

The attachment is a test case for all this, to save you some time...