[Dev-luatex] \letterspacefont and font dimensions

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Mon Sep 20 11:51:25 CEST 2010


On 09/17/2010 04:16 AM, Robert wrote:
> Hi,
>
> it seems that the font dimens 6 and 7 aren't correct with letterspaced
> fonts:
>
> \letterspacefont\x\font 100
> \def\test#1{\message
> {^^J#1: \the\fontdimen#1\font\space/ \the\fontdimen#1\x}}
> \test6
> \test7
> \bye
>
> With pdftex, both dimens are equal for the letterspaced font and the
> base font.

Luatex output is clearly wrong. But: would it not make more sense to
adjust fontdimens 2,3,4,6 and 7 to the new, wider font?

Best wishes,
Taco


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