[NTG-context] Comma spacing in math mode

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Mon Feb 28 00:20:42 CET 2011


On Sun, Feb 27, 2011 at 06:14:36PM -0500, Aditya Mahajan wrote:
> On Mon, 28 Feb 2011, Mojca Miklavec wrote:
> >>IMO this does only partially help, consider the following example:
> >>
> >>\starttext
> >>$(B, Y, R, X)$
> >>\setupmathematics[autopunctuation=no]
> >>$(B, Y, R, X)$
> >>\stoptext
> >>
> >>In both lines the spacing after "Y" is way to big. I don't know if that's a
> >>bug or just ugly. (version 2011.02.15 16:11)
> >
> >In text parts this is known as kerning. In OpenType math there are
> >complex bounding boxes.
> 
> I would call it a bug. The spacing is OK with cambria, but not with xits.

Because Cambria implements math kerning that Mojca is referring too,
XITS don't (and will not in the near future unless someone steps to
implement it; pretty tedious job).

Regards,
 Khaled

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