CTAN update and move: fontspec

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at dante.de
Thu May 27 14:59:59 CEST 2010

the daemon, rushing around as i rushed around preparing for work, wrote:

> The following information was provided by the package's contributor.
> Name of contribution: fontspec
> Author's name: Will Robertson
> Location on CTAN: macros/latex/contrib/fontspec
> Summary description: Font loading in XeTeX and LuaTeX
> License type: lppl
> Announcement text given by the package's contributor:
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> This is the initial ("beta 1") release of fontspec version 2 for TeX
> Live 2010.
> Testing and feedback most appreciated!
> It now supports OpenType font loading in LuaTeX thanks to the work of 
> Khaled Hosny, Elie Roux, and Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard. Please discuss bugs 
> or improvements on the lualatex-dev mailing list. In between main releases 
> on CTAN, updates for bug testing can be obtained from 
> <http://github.com/wspr/fontspec/>.
> The documentation still needs improvement but the basic functionality should 
> be working. It is intended to be tested on TeX Live 2010; it should still be 
> compatible with earlier versions of XeTeX, however.
> * * *
> Please remove fontspec from its current location on CTAN 
> (macros/xetex/latex/fontspec). I can't think of a better alternative than 
> placing it now in the standard latex/ directory macros/latex/contrib/fontspec 
> since it has functionality for both XeTeX and LuaTeX.

i've installed, as requested, and created a link from the old location,
until such time as i think to remove it again.  i've also updated the
catalogue repository.

thanks for the upload.

> 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/macros/latex/contrib/fontspec

as usual, the catalogue entry will change during the european night

Robin Fairbairns

For the CTAN team

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