[NTG-context] Fwd: Re: New beta 2010-09-22 and xits fonts

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Sun Sep 26 09:58:14 CEST 2010


On 09/25/2010 09:00 PM, Khaled Hosny wrote:
>>
>> Many thanks Hans: now xits fonts work as before (with ConTeXt  ver:
>> 2010.09.24 11:40 MKIV  fmt: 2010.9.24).
>> However, for some reason it seems that the white space (or should I
>> say the glue?) between some operators such as \int and the following
>> characters is too big.
>
> Seems like another italic correction related issue. Taco, should the
> italic correction be ignored if the \int does not have scripts?

This gets sort of ridiculous, as *ignoring* the italic correction is not
good enough, it has to be explicitly substracted from the glyph width
(at least that is the case for the integrals with subscripts so I
assume that that will apply here as well).  Why on earth would someone
design a font in this manner ?!

Anyway, a small test file would be helpful, as it should not be hard
to do. Can you create a tracker?

Best wishes,
Taco


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