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README.md

The Luaotfload Package

Version: 3.002 Date: 2019-08-11 License: GNU GPLv2

Luaotfload is an adaptation of the ConTeXt font loading system for the Plain and LaTeX formats. It allows OpenType fonts to be loaded with font features accessible using an extended font request syntax while providing compatibility with XeTeX. By indexing metadata in a database it facilitates loading fonts by their proper names instead of file names.

Luaotfload may be loaded in Plain LuaTeX with \input luaotfload.sty. In LuaLaTeX it is loaded by default. LuaLaTeX users may be interested in the fontspec package which provides a high-level interface to the functionality provided by this package.

Please see the documentation luaotfload.pdf for more information.

Requirements

The current luaotfload needs luatex 1.10 (present in TeXLive 2019 and a current MiKTeX). The development targets the engines luatex and luahbtex and the version that will be in TeXLive 2020.

Other luatex versions and luatex engine variants are not officially supported.

Development versions

The main ongoing development is in the dev branch. The l3build setup will install these files in the latex-dev part of the texmf, they can then be tested with lualatex-dev Very experimental stuff is in the various other dev branches.

Pull requests

The experimental branches are normally the newest but can have a quite short life. If a pull request is made against such a branch it gets automatically closed when the branch is closed. In general it is therefore better to make pull requests against the dev branch.

Support

GitHub issues mailing list

Issues can be reported at the issue tracker.

The development for LuaLaTeX is discussed on the lualatex-dev mailing list. See https://www.tug.org/mailman/listinfo/lualatex-dev for details.

Responsible Persons

The following people have contributed to this package.

name contact
Khaled Hosny khaledhosny@eglug.org
Elie Roux elie.roux@telecom-bretagne.eu
Will Robertson will.robertson@latex-project.org
Philipp Gesang phg@phi-gamma.net
Dohyun Kim nomosnomos@gmail.com
Reuben Thomas https://github.com/rrthomas
Joseph Wright joseph.wright@morningstar2.co.uk
Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard mpg@elzevir.fr
Olof-Joachim Frahm olof@macrolet.net
Patrick Gundlach gundlach@speedata.de
Philipp Stephani st_philipp@yahoo.de
David Carlisle d.p.carlisle@gmail.com
Yan Zhou @zhouyan
Ulrike Fischer fischer@troubleshooting-tex.de
Marcel Krüger https://github.com/zauguin

Installation

Here are the recommended installation methods (preferred first).

  1. Install the current version with the package management tools of your TeX system.

  2. If you want to try the development version download the texmf folder in the development branch.

License

The luaotfload bundle, as a derived work of ConTeXt, is distributed under the GNU GPLv2 license:

http://www.gnu.org/licenses/old-licenses/gpl-2.0.html

This license requires the license itself to be distributed with the work. For its full text see the documentation in luaotfload.pdf.

DISCLAIMER

    This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or
    modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License
    as published by the Free Software Foundation; version 2.

    This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
    but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
    MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the
    GNU General Public License for more details.

    See headers of each source file for copyright details.
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