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CTAN update: luaotfload

Date: February 26, 2022 8:10:55 AM CET
Marcel Krüger submitted an update to the luaotfload package. Version: 3.19 2022-02-24 License: gpl2 Summary description: OpenType ‘loader’ for Plain TeX and LaTeX Announcement text:
* When used with LuaTeX 1.15.0 or newer, variable fonts are supported when using the harf shaper too. * A new algorithm for selecting fonts based on font family names allows to more reliably load fonts based on their family name. * The compiled font database gets compressed to reduce disk space and improve performance on newer systems. * Text automatically gets normalized to Unicode's NFC before shaping. This improves rendering for text written in decomposed forms for many fonts. This can be turned off by passing the -normalize font feature. * The fontloader has been synced with the context code from 2022-02-24. This fixes some broken rendering of TrueType based variable fonts. * A number of small bugfixes.
The package’s Catalogue entry can be viewed at https://ctan.org/pkg/luaotfload The package’s files themselves can be inspected at https://mirrors.ctan.org/macros/luatex/generic/luaotfload/
Thanks for the upload. For the CTAN Team Petra Rübe-Pugliese
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luaotfload – OpenType ‘loader’ for Plain and

The package adopts the TrueType/OpenType Font loader code provided in Cont, and adapts it to use in Plain and . It works under Lua only.

Version3.28 2024-02-14
Copyright2009–2024 PRAGMA ADE / Cont Development Team
MaintainerUlrike Fischer
Philipp Gesang
Marcel Krüger
The Project Team
Élie Roux
Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard (inactive)
Khaled Hosny (inactive)
Will Robertson (inactive)



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