CTAN Update: xits

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at ctan.org
Wed Oct 3 19:21:29 CEST 2018

Khaled Hosny submitted an update to the



Version:  1.200 2018-10-02
License:  ofl

Summary description:  A Scientific Times-like font with support for mathematical typesetting

Announcement text:

Version:  1.109 2018-09-29:
 - Improve Arabic math glyph considerably, they are much usable now.

 - Add upright RTL integral alternates.

 - Change ‘cv01’ feature for alternate Arabic math glyphs.

 - Make the ‘hhea’ ascent/descent/line gap match the ‘OS/2’ typo metrics.

 - Don’t set deprecated ForceBold in CFF Private dictionary.

 - Fix script position with vertical bar on MS Word.

 - Make vertical bar extensible in bold math font.

 - Make MS Word linear fraction work better.

 - Bundle WOFF fonts.

 - Remove glyph overlap, some CFF rasterizers handle it badly.

 - Fonts can be build with vanilla FontForge now.

 - Builds are reproducible.

Version:  1.200 2018-10-02

 This is the final release with new features; from now on XITS
 is in maintenance mode and only bug fixes will be made.


The package’s Catalogue entry can be viewed at

The package’s files themselves can be inspected at


   Thanks for the upload.

     For the CTAN Team
    Petra Rübe-Pugliese


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