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CTAN update and move: fontspec

Date: May 27, 2010 1:59:59 PM CEST
the daemon, rushing around as i rushed around preparing for work, wrote: > The following information was provided by the package's contributor. > > Name of contribution: fontspec > Author's name: Will Robertson > Location on CTAN: macros/latex/contrib/fontspec > Summary description: Font loading in XeTeX and LuaTeX > License type: lppl > > Announcement text given by the package's contributor: > ---------------------------------------------------------------------- > This is the initial ("beta 1") release of fontspec version 2 for TeX > Live 2010. > > Testing and feedback most appreciated! > > It now supports OpenType font loading in LuaTeX thanks to the work of > Khaled Hosny, Elie Roux, and Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard. Please discuss bugs > or improvements on the lualatex-dev mailing list. In between main releases > on CTAN, updates for bug testing can be obtained from > <http://github.com/wspr/fontspec/>. > > The documentation still needs improvement but the basic functionality should > be working. It is intended to be tested on TeX Live 2010; it should still be > compatible with earlier versions of XeTeX, however. > > * * * > > Please remove fontspec from its current location on CTAN > (macros/xetex/latex/fontspec). I can't think of a better alternative than > placing it now in the standard latex/ directory macros/latex/contrib/fontspec > since it has functionality for both XeTeX and LuaTeX. i've installed, as requested, and created a link from the old location, until such time as i think to remove it again. i've also updated the catalogue repository. thanks for the upload. > Users may view the package catalogue entry at > http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/help/Catalogue/entries/fontspec.html > or they may browse the package directory at > http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/fontspec as usual, the catalogue entry will change during the european night hours. Robin Fairbairns For the CTAN team

fontspec – Advanced font selection in XeLaTeX and Lua

Fontspec is a package for XeLaTeX and Lua. It provides an automatic and unified interface to feature-rich AAT and OpenType fonts through the NFSS in running on or Lua engines.

The package requires the l3kernel and xparse bundles from the 3 development team.

Copyright2004–2022 Will Robertson
2009–2013 Khaled Hosny
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Will Robertson



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