New CTAN package: realscripts

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Thu Aug 5 11:59:31 CEST 2010

Will Robertson has sent us:

> name:           realscripts
> me:             Will Robertson
> description:    Access OpenType subscript and superscripts
> location:       macros/latex/contrib/realscripts
> \begin{release text}
> Small package to replace `\textsuperscript` & `\textsubscript`
> by equivalent commands that use OpenType font features
> to access the appropriate glyphs if possible.
> Also patches LaTeX's default footnote command to use this
> new `\textsuperscript` for footnote symbols.
> Requires fontspec running on either XeLaTeX or LuaLaTeX.
> This package has been extracted from xltxtra (by the same author)
> for use primarily with LuaLaTeX (since this functionality is also
> provided by xltxtra). In time, xltxtra will be updated to load this
> package instead.
> \end{release text}

(for reasons unexplained, he found it impossible to connect to the
upload server.)

i have installed the package and made a catalogue entry for it in the
repository.  thanks for the submission.

Users may view the package's catalogue entry at
or browse the package's directory at

The catalogue entry first appear, on the web, overnight tonight.

Robin Fairbairns

For the CTAN team

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