[Dev-luatex] Cron <luatex at vz3> /var/www/luatex.org/www/bin/luatex-svn

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Wed Nov 25 14:22:33 CET 2009

On Wed, Nov 25, 2009 at 01:44:08PM +0100, Hans Hagen wrote:
> Khaled Hosny wrote:
> >On Wed, Nov 25, 2009 at 10:14:07AM +0100, Hans Hagen wrote:
> >>Khaled Hosny wrote:
> >>>Though large operator super/subscript are better now, I think it is
> >>>still broken. Compare the attached office2007 and luatex generated PDFs.
> >>if you look in the font you will notice that the cambria integral
> >>signs have a wrong boundingbox (too much white at the right); as it
> >>happens, compensating with the italic correction sort of solves this
> >>so we guess that word is doing something like that
> >
> >I tried to follow the spec, and the result was pretty broken (the sup
> >and superscripts came effectively behind the operator), so office is
> >expecting Cambria's behaviour from all fonts, so I can't see why new
> >fonts will not do the same.
> so why only integral and not all characters? what is ms's (otf math)
> definition of italic correction then?

I don't know, this is just what I've found after several hours debugging
the font trying to understand why it doesn't work as expected, it'd have
made my life easier if they followed their own spec from the start.


 Khaled Hosny
 Arabic localiser and member of Arabeyes.org team
 Free font developer
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