[NTG-context] extra space after variant

Adam Lindsay atl at comp.lancs.ac.uk
Mon Dec 5 13:36:41 CET 2005

Hans Hagen wrote:

> variants are Adam's speciality so he should provide the solution for the 
> precize definition -)

Only the original concept. I'm far enough from that low-level hackery 
(at this point) that all I can do is endorse yours and Hans's solution 
as advancing the cause of font variants.

Speaking of, there's some good variant support in Gerben's now 
near-final release of the Mac fonts, in particular, the Hoefler Text 
typescripts give you independent access to Small Caps variants of all 
bold/italics in the family (as well as independent old-style/lining 
figures). You can pick it up in Gerben's i-Installer *EXPERIMENTAL* 
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