[NTG-context] showfont with xetex (syntax changed?)

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Fri Dec 7 20:08:02 CET 2007


Steffen Wolfrum wrote:
> Am 06.12.2007 um 14:48 schrieb Hans Hagen:
> 
>> something numbers=oldstyle could be supported but i see no real reason
>> for it since then we end up in endless lists of possibilities  
>> (given all
>> kind of combinations)
> 
> I have not yet played with Lua, thus I can't follow your and Mojca's  
> discussion at that point.
> But to have a handy way to switch on/off oldstyle figures would be  
> very useful!
> 
> "numbers=oldstyle" shouldn't be considered as a theoretical  
> possibility, it is needed quite often.

which is why we have oldstyle=yes


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