CTAN Comprehensive TeX Archive Network

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 Reutenauer
The Live Team
Khaled Hosny (in­ac­tive)



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