[OS X TeX] Re: [XeTeX] Microtypography?
bvoisin at mac.com
Tue May 9 12:31:18 EDT 2006
Le 9 mai 06 à 18:22, Philipp Mathey a écrit :
> I am sorry I missed something. Is it possible to use microtype
> together with xelatex ?
In short: no!
Following is Jonathan Kew's detailed answer.
> De : Jonathan Kew
> Date : 9 mai 2006 00:38:04 HAEC
> À : Unicode-based TeX for Mac OS X
> Objet : Rép : [XeTeX] Microtypography?
> On 24 Apr 2006, at 4:31 pm, Geoffrey Alan Washburn wrote:
>> Are there any plans to implement something like pdfTeX's
>> microtypographic features in some future release of XeTeX? Thanks.
> I think I failed to reply to this, being otherwise occupied at the
> It's certainly something that would be interesting to explore, but
> would be a significant amount of work... I don't think pdfTeX's
> implementation would mesh easily with XeTeX's world of Unicode, the
> character/glyph rendering model, OpenType "smart fonts", etc.
> So, "in some future release"? Yes, perhaps. Concrete plans or
> timescale at this point? No, sorry.
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