[NTG-context] beta

Aditya Mahajan adityam at umich.edu
Fri Mar 25 20:23:16 CET 2011

On Fri, 25 Mar 2011, Hans Hagen wrote:

> Hi,
> I uploaded a new beta. There are quite some changes this time:

FWIW, the installtion of beta works fine for me.

> - backend code has been reorganized and cleaned up and aspects of interaction 
> have been partially reimplemented (like widgets) in a more mkiv-ish way (or 
> actually mkvi); widgets now have an updated inheritance model

Looks really nice. Do I have to do something different to activate MkVI 
syntax, or will that work in regular mkiv files as well?

> - the font related lua code has been cleaned up and reorganized as well and; 
> the cached data is different, the memory footprint is somewhat smaller, 
> processing can be a bit faster, font related parameters are better organized 
> in subtables in the font instance, etc
> - the generic font code (in luatex-fonts) has been stripped from context 
> related features so that it is easier to cook up mkiv specific extensions 
> without too much interference (or side effects) for the generic code
> - a couple of fixes (like discussed on this list the last few weeks) have 
> been applied

\setuppaersize[A5] appears to be working fine in MKIV. Can you backport 
the change to MkII also?


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