[NTG-context] latest release(s) and XeTeX
Thomas A. Schmitz
thomas.schmitz at uni-bonn.de
Sun Jan 20 23:04:54 CET 2008
On Jan 20, 2008, at 5:45 PM, Mojca Miklavec wrote:
> Yes. See type-otf.tex:
> features=default is defined in font-ini.tex:
> [liga=yes,kern=yes,tlig=yes,trep=yes] %
> tlig=yes is than mapped to
> \remapfontfeature tlig yes mapping=tlig
> Note that "mapping=tlig" replaces "mapping=tex-text" (maybe it might
> make sense to call it "mapping=tex-ligatures", I don't know which one
> sounds better), which replaces -- with endash, --- with emdash and '
> with the proper apostrophe. The rest of sligtly weird "ligatures" from
> tex-text is not there.
> (I somehow still miss a sligtly more simple syntax for the whole
> typescript, but I have no idea what that could be.)
Thanks again, Mojca! I begin to understand how things work in XeTeX
(but are still a bit lost when I get font errors; I have learnt to
understand what they mean in traditional TeX and will have to
understand them in XeTeX and luaTeX...).
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