CTAN update: fontspec

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at dante.de
Wed Jul 14 14:53:26 CEST 2010

the daemon is staggering slightly with the weight of updates ahead of
the tex live freeze, but it still managed:

> The following information was provided by the package's contributor.
> Name of contribution: fontspec
> Author's name: Will Robertson
> Location on CTAN: contrib/latex/fontspec
> Summary description: Advanced font selection in XeLaTeX and LuaLaTeX.
> License type: lppl
> Announcement text given by the package's contributor:
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> Just when I thought the final release for TeX Live 2010 was done, a
> couple more issues arose. This time for sure; version v2.0b brings:
>     * Improved examples in the documentation, with fewer proprietary fonts
>     * All font examples are included as separate images on CTAN, so the
>       manual can be compiled (with pdfLaTeX) by anyone, anywhere
>     * LuaLaTeX fixes for the StylisticSet and Annotation features
>     * New OpenType feature `CharacterVariant` now supported
>     * Minor change: `Ligatures=Historical` is now `Ligatures=Historic`
>       for consistency

thanks for the upload; i have installed the package and updated the
catalogue repository.

> Users may view the package catalogue entry at
>   http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/help/Catalogue/entries/fontspec.html
> or they may browse the package directory at
>   http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/contrib/latex/fontspec

the catalogue entry on the web will change, somewhat, overnight.

Robin Fairbairns

For the CTAN team

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