Re: ptex (was Re: [OS X TeX] Kanbun (漢文) and French...)
schuster.wolfgang at googlemail.com
Sun Jan 4 05:53:54 EST 2009
Am 04.01.2009 um 11:43 schrieb Jean-Christophe Helary:
> On dimanche 04 janv. 09, at 19:06, Peter Dyballa wrote:
>> Am 04.01.2009 um 02:37 schrieb Jean-Christophe Helary:
>>> Besides, I could not find ptex in MacTex. Am I missing something ?
>> No, no! The tex and latex binaries are useful for millions of Latin
>> script users, while ptex could be useful for one or two billion
>> people that use CJK scripts. It's a small difference (and TeXShop
>> is prepared for it). Could be it's also a licenses issue: pTeX was
>> developed by a newspaper, I think. And pTeX can use OT fonts!
> :) I am starting to think that instead of trying to get kanbun to
> work with TeX/LateX/XeteX, I'd be better off trying to get French to
> work with ptex. I've seen numerous pages on the web about issues of
> encoding, but it seems the CJK people have solved them all.
There is also a Unicode version called upTeX.
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