New on CTAN: unicode-math
Date: June 3, 2010 3:47:17 PM CEST
the daemon perks up with the appearance of the following (which he had
previously imagined to be a myth concocted by people on the net):
> The following information was provided by the package's contributor.
> Name of contribution: unicode-math
> Author's name: Will Robertson
> Location on CTAN: macros/latex/contrib/unicode-math
> Summary description: Unicode math support for XeTeX and LuaTeX
> License type: lppl
> Announcement text given by the package's contributor:
> Well, I guess it's now or never. With an archive of emails about the
> thing going back to 2006, I think it's finally time to release this
> package. (Sorry about the hold-up, really.)
> This is the initial release of the unicode-math package for inclusion
> in TeX Live 2010. It is designed to typeset mathematics with unicode
> input and using OpenType math fonts. (There is very very little
> compatibility with older maths packages.) XeTeX support is fully
> tested but LuaTeX not quite so much. (At least the example file
> You can typeset with the STIX fonts with the present version of the
> package, but there is no support yet for its extra alphabets in the
> Unicode `private use area'. I hope to add support for them soon.
> Thanks to all the people who've provided valuable feedback over the
> years, and especially to Barbara Beeton for laying the foundations
> with her work with the STIX fonts.
> Good luck; I hope it works. Let me know if it doesn't. Finally, this
> package is by no means complete (it's called the "initial release" for
> a reason). Your feedback and suggestions now are greatly
> appreciated. Anyone coming along to the TUG 2010 conference will have
> the opportunity to hear me speak about it in a couple of weeks. (But
> will I be able to muster up a full 30 minutes? Actually, yeah, I
> probably will.)
> Time for a beer.
have a good one!
i have installed the package and created an entry in the catalogue
> Users may view the package catalogue entry at
> or they may browse the package directory at
though, of course, the catalogue entry won't appear on the web until
some time tonight.
For the CTAN team
unicode-math – Unicode mathematics support for XeTeX and LuaTeX
This package will provide a complete implementation of
unicode maths for XeLaTeX and LuaLaTeX.
Unicode maths is currently supported by the following freely available fonts:
Latin Modern Math (Bogusław Jackowski, Janusz M. Nowacki),
TeX Gyre Bonum Math (Bogusław Jackowski, , P. Strzelczyk, Janusz M. Nowacki),
TeX Gyre Pagella Math (Bogusław Jackowski, , P. Strzelczyk, Janusz M. Nowacki),
TeX Gyre Schola Math (Bogusław Jackowski, P. Strzelczyk, Janusz M. Nowacki),
TeX Gyre Termes Math (Bogusław Jackowski, P. Strzelczyk, Janusz M. Nowacki),
DejaVu Math TeX Gyre (Bogusław Jackowski, P. Strzelczyk, Janusz M. Nowacki),
STIX (STI Pub),
XITS Math (Khaled Hosny),
(Philipp H. Poll and Khaled Hosny),
Fira Math (Xiangdong Zeng).
The following fonts are proprietary with OpenType maths support:
As well as running XeTeX or LuaTeX, this package requires
recent versions of the
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