Bug#365672: RFP: xetex - An extension of TeX with Unicode and OpenType support
On Fri, 25 Aug 2006 08:45:36 +0200, Norbert Preining wrote:
> Dear Kohda-san!
> Good to hear from you. How was the summer in Japan? If it was as hot as
> the July in Europe it must have been very bad, together with the
Well, I've tried to think it was as bad as normal summer,
but it has been very hot even this week...
> Some comment to xetex:
> Next version will include it. I think about making a intermediate
> release of texlive packages with 2006~svnYYMMDD so that we can get
> xetex. We will see.
Good, so there is no need to worry about dynamic linking
with libkpathsea etc. any more.
> One point I found in your package: You don't create a link
> xelatex -> xetex
> in /usr/bin. Has to be done by hand.
Ah, perhaps I modified postinst in a wrong way. Thanks.
> > Is there any smart way to do the same without violating Policy?
> Hard, very hard ATM. Changing the language.dat, hmm.
> > With TeXLive there is no problem (nor no Policy violation).
> Well, you should conflict with texlive-lang-hungarian and
> texlive-lang-other, otherwise it breaks.
So only because I was a lucky.
> > http://www1.pm.tokushima-u.ac.jp/~kohda/tex/xetex/sample_linux.tar.gz
> > (CJK, Arabic, Hindi, Ethiopic documents etc.)
> Thanks, after some changes to the font names I was able to compile
> several of the docs on my texlive system.
It is difficult to find out a standard font for a foreign
language. I welcome any comment or advice.
Debian Developer & Debian JP Developer - much more I18N of Debian
Atsuhito Kohda <kohda AT debian.org>
Department of Math., Univ. of Tokushima