[tex-live] Fontconfig for XeTeX versus regular fontconfig

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Fri Oct 28 13:33:42 CEST 2011

On Fri, Oct 28, 2011 at 10:07:45PM +1100, Vafa Khalighi wrote:
> Yes, you were not intersted in LaTeX. your luadirections does no do any TeX
> bidi (it only implements unicode bidi) and it is not stable enough for everyday
> LaTeX usage.

Right, because ConTeXt already implements all the high level stuff I
need, so I've to worry only about the low level bidi implementation. I
did (at several times) try to do some LaTeX support, but I quickly give
up, it is not the kind of stuff I like to spend my time on.


> On Fri, Oct 28, 2011 at 9:16 PM, Khaled Hosny <khaledhosny at eglug.org> wrote:
>     On Fri, Oct 28, 2011 at 05:04:14PM +1100, Vafa Khalighi wrote:
>     > In fact, in the past I asked Khaled id he would be interested but he
>     > had no interest.
>     I don't recall saying that (may be I was not interested in the LaTeX
>     part), otherwise I already have a bidi implementation in lua[1] and it
>     serves my own (ConTeXt) document well enough.
>     [1] https://github.com/khaledhosny/luadirections
>     Regards,
>      Khaled

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