[NTG-context] beta

Alan Braslau braslau.list at comcast.net
Thu Apr 4 16:14:31 CEST 2019

On Thu, 4 Apr 2019 10:06:03 -0400 (EDT)
Aditya Mahajan <adityam at umich.edu> wrote:

> > I uploaded a new beta (as we're now post current again). The lmtx 
> > installation is normally also updated in sync but sometimes can be a bit 
> > ahead as I myself use that as default.  
> Is there or will there be any difference between context mkiv and 
> luametatex distributions apart from the binaries?

The backends are different as are a few other details but the base macros are the same. Hans is working on an article describing this that I believe he will be presenting at BachoTeX and publishing in TugBoat.


P.S. The new beta seems to fix a problem that Preview (and Skim) on MacOS had in rendering certain characters (some peculiarity/bug in the Apple pdf library).

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