[Dev-luatex] Libhyphen

Stephan Hennig mailing_list at arcor.de
Thu Sep 22 19:29:38 CEST 2011


schrieb Khaled Hosny:
> On Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 06:22:18PM +0200, Stephan Hennig wrote:
>> For Arabic script, I referred to glyph substitution.  But I don't know
>> enough about Arabic script to explain further. :)
> 
> Arabic handling in luatex (or rather luatex based packages) is done by
> OpenType layout features processed by lua code, no engine techniques are
> involved.

Didn't I warn you, I don't know much about Arabic script? :)  What
OpenType features are there that are used in Arabic script?  Is OpenType
powerful enough to solve all script related typesetting problems in
Arabic typography?  Lucky you!

Best regards,
Stephan Hennig


More information about the dev-luatex mailing list