[NTG-context] MacOsX Mavericks and Luatex

Alan BRASLAU alan.braslau at cea.fr
Thu Oct 24 16:28:38 CEST 2013


On Thu, 24 Oct 2013 23:17:13 +0900
Hans Hagen <pragma at wxs.nl> wrote:

> Hm. The problem is that we get some oscillation (with a few year cycle) 
> between the 'demand' for os fonts support vs tree only (as far as 
> remember os font support was mostly requested by osx users). Anyhow, we 
> can make it an option, but then the question is: what is the default 
> (and who is going to defend that choice to distributers and users).

Users can set OSFONTDIR in their environment if they wish, and this can be specified in the wiki. Also, the standalone script can include a (harmless) message informing the user of this possibility.

Alan


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