[tex-live] (fwd) Bug#493789: missing files prevent xelatex compiling Italian document

Ulrike Fischer news2 at nililand.de
Wed Aug 6 12:44:46 CEST 2008

Am Wed, 6 Aug 2008 11:43:04 +0200 schrieb Norbert Preining:

> Hi Ulrike,
> On Di, 05 Aug 2008, Ulrike Fischer wrote:
>> In this case it is enough if babel is loaded before fontspec, then
>> lgrcmr.fd is loaded.
> Thanks a lot, that is fine. But still it does not answer why italian.ldf
> loads greek font support. I might have lost some of my Italian language
> skills.

The babel documentation says that italian is doing it to get guillemets
when T1-encoding is not active/present. So you can avoid lgr completly
by first loading T1, then babel, then fontspec:


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Ulrike Fischer 

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