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CTAN update: xetex.def 0.94

Date: November 26, 2009 8:30:02 PM CET
quoth the daemon: > The following information was provided by the package's contributor. > > Name of contribution: xetex.def 0.94 > Author's name: Karl Berry > Location on CTAN: macros/latex/contrib/xetex-def > Summary description: merge big-point and eps changes > License type: lppl > > Announcement text given by the package's contributor: > ---------------------------------------------------------------------- > This xetex.def 0.94 combines the two different 0.93 releases: > big-point incompatibility (from Ross Moore) and EPS support from > dvipdfmx.def (from Jonathan Kew). It does not include any additional > changes. > ---------------------------------------------------------------------- thanks for the upload; i have installed the new version and updated the catalogue repository. > Users may view the package catalogue entry at > http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/help/Catalogue/entries/xetex.def 0.94.html > or they may browse the package directory at > http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/xetex-def as always, the catalogue will change, in a small way, overnight. Robin Fairbairns For the CTAN team

xetex – An extended variant of for use with Unicode sources

is a typesetting engine using Unicode and supporting modern font technologies such as OpenType, TrueType or Apple Advanced Typography (AAT), including OpenType mathematics fonts. supports many extensions that reflect its origins in linguistic research; it also supports micro-typography (as available in pdf). was developed by the SIL (the first version was specifically developed for those studying linguistics, and using Macintosh computers).

’s immediate output is an extended variant of DVI format, which is ordinarily processed by a tightly bound processor (called xdvipdfmx), that produces PDF.

is released as part of Live; documentation has arisen separately. Source code is available from ctan:/systems/texlive/Source/.

MaintainerJonathan Kew
Arthur Rosendahl
The Live Team
Khaled Hosny (inactive)



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