[NTG-context] Problem with German quotes and kerning

Mojca Miklavec mojca.miklavec.lists at gmail.com
Fri Jan 27 01:53:59 CET 2006

Thomas A. Schmitz wrote:
> > On the transferred page:
> >      http://wiki.contextgarden.net/Wishes_for_Latin_Modern
> > there are already kerning issues listed.
> >
> > If the problem on that page is not expressed clearly enough (and if
> > the proposal is not OK), add your comments to that page.
> Well, the problem is that this is not really relevant to my question.
> Of course it would be good to have proper kerning for German quotes
> implemented in the fonts, Latin Modern or any other font. But the way
> this is now handled in lang-ger.tex, this kerning is not applied in
> ConTeXt! So even if LM were perfect in this regard, we still wouldn't
> have properly kerned German quotes (am I making sense here, or is
> this not clear enough?).

Sorry. I understood the problem (I also asked a couple of times on the
list already about it), but I probably really misunderstood the point
of your question.

How is the \quotedblbase V? (I just tried it for the first time.)


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