[NTG-context] The ConTeXt book

luigi scarso luigi.scarso at gmail.com
Sat Apr 3 16:16:47 CEST 2010


On Sat, Apr 3, 2010 at 4:02 PM, Wolfgang Schuster
<schuster.wolfgang at googlemail.com> wrote:
> The code for luaotfload is taken from ConTeXt. A high level interface
> like fontspec is not so hard (see simplefonts)
yes, exactly what I'm thinking.

>and the information you
> need for optical sized fonts (like Latin Modern or Minion Pro) are there
> since November last year, e.g. this is the entry for LM Roman 12
>
>  {
>   designsize=120,
>   familyname="latinmodernroman",
:
>   width="normal",
>  },
again yes

>>>> name space to avoid macro collision
> Possible with internal commands but you can run into problems with
> the user commands, a problem is also how LaTeX handle environments
> For \begin{env} LaTeX expects a macro with the name \<env> end for
> \end{env} a macro with the name \end<env>.
Lua  can be more effective than TeX here ?

>>encoding are gone
>  Most input encodings are supported in mkiv, only a few (e.g. cyr and mac) are gone.
I care only unicode utf-8

-- 
luigi


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