[NTG-context] Difference between MKII, XeTeX and MKIV

Marco netuse at lavabit.com
Mon Mar 14 19:13:04 CET 2011

On 2011-03-14 Cecil Westerhof <cldwesterhof at gmail.com> wrote:

> When installing minimals you have MKII, XeTeX and MKIV. I understand that
> you should normally use MKIV, but when are the other two used?

MKII can be used either with pdftex or xetex (as you wish, compare
advantages/disadvantages). MKIV can only be used with luatex.

You have to differ between ConTeXt »versions« (mkii, mkiv) and TeX backends
(pdftex, xetex, luatex).


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