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Date: Thu, 19 Jun 2014 12:19:49 +0100
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On 19/06/2014 08:33, √Člie Roux wrote:
> 2014-06-18 23:25 GMT+02:00 Joseph Wright <[log in to unmask]>:
>> Clearly there is a need to address the entire business of
>> essentially required changes to the LaTeX2e kernel for using
>> XeTeX/LuaTeX, and that impacts on expl3 in the current 'l3in2e' form.
> Well, I couldn't agree more! A few years back, when I was still a bit
> naive, I even secretely hoped that my work on luatexbase (and even more
> importantly luainputenc) would be merged in LaTeX2e kernel... But it seems
> I'm not high enough in the LaTeX hierarchy to make this kind of things
> happen ;-) I still hope one day these packages won't be necessary anymore
> though...
> Thank you,

Some parts of luatexbase or Heiko's luatex package, or at least
functionality therein, could be suitable for consideration in this
regard. The team have been looking at some aspects of this, cf. David's
e-mail about inputenc.
Joseph Wright