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CTAN update: luaotfload

Date: September 3, 2020 10:32:34 PM CEST
Ulrike Fischer submitted an update to the luaotfload package. Version number: 3.15 2020-09-02 License type: gpl2 Summary description: OpenType ‘loader’ for Plain TeX and LaTeX Announcement text:
2020-09-02 luaotfload v3.15 * The font database is updated more reliably if fonts get deleted. * In multiple error cases, error messages are shown instead of silently generating bad output. * Write glyph ids instead of internal identifiers to DVI files. This allows using OpenType fonts when working with dvilualatex. (This requires additional support from the DVI reader) * The set of font features which are enabled by default has been changed to be more similar to HarfBuzz. Especially Above-base mark Positioning (abvm), Below-base mark Positioning (blwm), Contextual Alternates (calt), Cursive Positioning (curs), Distances (dist), and Required Contextual Alternates (rclt) are now enabled by default for all scripts. * Added a mathfontdimen font feature which allows emulating fontdimen values from xetex or traditional TeX math fonts. * Initial support for variable fonts in node mode.
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Thanks for the upload. For the CTAN Team Ina Dau --

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.

Version3.26 2023-08-31
Copyright2009–2022 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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