[tex-live] Duplicate Thai patterns reported by XeTeX in TL 2015 pretest

Peter Breitenlohner peb at mppmu.mpg.de
Tue Apr 14 13:40:02 CEST 2015

On Tue April 14, Zdenek Wagner wrote:

>> It might be worth noting that Peter imported the latest version of ICU
>> two days ago.

That was only a minor update from the icu-55.1 release candidate to the
final release, hardly affecting XeTeX.

> Is XeTeX going to switch back from HarfBuzz to ICU?

Certainly not, but XeTeX uses HarfBuzz for layout and some ICU libraries
(not the layout library libicule) for general Unicode things (and
libharfbuzz also uses libicuuc).

ICU with the layout library libicule and without HarfBuzz was last used for

Peter Breitenlohner <peb at mppmu.mpg.de>

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