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Apostolos Syropoulos <[log in to unmask]>
Fri, 31 Aug 2001 00:29:08 +0300
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    One of the goals of the LaTeX3 project is to

  "...provide access to arbitrary fonts from any family (such as the
   POSTSCRIPT and TrueType fonts) including a wide range of fonts for
   multi-lingual documents and the specialist glyphs required by
   documents in various technical and academic areas."

   Currently the only typesetting engine capable to provide these
facilities is Omega. So, is it reasonable to assume that the LaTeX3
will be actually an Omega format? Moreover, since Omega provides a number
of commands that can be used to specify the writting direction, isn't
reasonable to expect formatting commands to have an optional
writting direction specifier, e.g.,

   arabic or hebrew text

or even better

   arabic or hebrew text


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