[NTG-context] XeTeX and built-in glyph generation

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Thu Nov 2 11:48:30 CET 2006


Philipp Reichmuth wrote:
> - character[ range]s which get passed directly to the underlying engine 
> (useful mainly with XeTeX and possibly with Aleph/Omega)
> - character[ range]s which get constructed from accents
> - character[ range]s which get used from a different typescript; for 
> example if I have passages or quotations in a script which isn't 
> available in my typescript, it would be nice to say that "all 
> IPA/Greek/Old Church Slavonic" should come from a substitution 
> typescript where these scripts are available and look good.
>
> Is such a thing possible?
>   
we're going to built that kind of logic (and a bit more) into luatex / context mkiv ; after that we can see to what extend we can support the xetex way as well 



after tug 2006 we enter the font part pf the luatex/orientaltex project

Hans 

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