[NTG-context] kerning with buggy libertine

Philipp Gesang Philipp.Gesang at alumni.uni-heidelberg.de
Wed Aug 7 15:51:16 CEST 2013


···<date: 2013-08-07, Wednesday>···<from: Hans Hagen>···

> On 8/7/2013 10:08 AM, Philipp Gesang wrote:
> 
> >It’s that version (5.3.0). To quote Jonathan Kew [1]:
> >And the follow up [2]:
> 
> it all makes me wonder if otf is that clear and clean and good ...
> font designers nowadays need to be programmers and
> close-readers-of-specs too (esp because it seem to take years to
> uncover such aspects)
> 
> anyhow, new beta ... plus some extra messages (the first concern
> fixing a luatex table ... not related to the issue but nicer anyway)

Thanks, Libertine is now as broken as it should be ;-)

> fonts           > otf loading > fixing kernclass table of lookup
> 'pp_l_3_k_0'
> fonts           > otf loading > fixing kernclass table of lookup
> 'pp_l_3_k_1'
> fonts           > otf loading > fixing kernclass table of lookup
> 'pp_l_3_k_2'
> fonts           > otf loading > fixing kernclass table of lookup
> 'pp_l_3_k_3'
> 
> fonts           > otf loading > lookup 'pp_l_3_k_3': ignoring
> further kerns of A (U+00041)
> fonts           > otf loading > lookup 'pp_l_3_k_3': ignoring
> further kerns of À (U+000C0)
> fonts           > otf loading > lookup 'pp_l_3_k_3': ignoring
> further kerns of Á (U+000C1)
> fonts           > otf loading > lookup 'pp_l_3_k_3': ignoring
> further kerns of  (U+000C2)
> fonts           > otf loading > lookup 'pp_l_3_k_3': ignoring
> further kerns of à (U+000C3)
> fonts           > otf loading > lookup 'pp_l_3_k_3': ignoring
> further kerns of Ä (U+000C4)
> fonts           > otf loading > lookup 'pp_l_3_k_3': ignoring
> further kerns of Å (U+000C5)
> fonts           > otf loading > lookup 'pp_l_3_k_3': ignoring
> further kerns of Ă (U+00102)
> fonts           > otf loading > lookup 'pp_l_3_k_3': ignoring
> further kerns of V (U+00056)
> fonts           > otf loading > lookup 'pp_l_3_k_3': ignoring
> further kerns of W (U+00057)
> fonts           > otf loading > lookup 'pp_l_3_k_3': ignoring
> further kerns of Y (U+00059)
> fonts           > otf loading > lookup 'pp_l_3_k_3': ignoring
> further kerns of Ÿ (U+00178)
> fonts           > otf loading > lookup 'pp_l_3_k_3': ignoring
> further kerns of P (U+00050)
> fonts           > otf loading > lookup 'pp_l_3_k_3': ignoring
> further kerns of K (U+0004B)
> fonts           > otf loading > lookup 'pp_l_3_k_3': ignoring
> further kerns of X (U+00058)
> fonts           > otf loading > lookup 'pp_l_3_k_3': ignoring
> further kerns of T (U+00054)
> fonts           > otf loading > lookup 'pp_l_3_k_3': ignoring
> further kerns of Ţ (U+00162)
> fonts           > otf loading > lookup 'pp_l_3_k_3': ignoring
> further kerns of Ť (U+00164)
> fonts           > otf loading > lookup 'pp_l_3_k_3': ignoring
> further kerns of Ț (U+0021A)
> 
> the message is a signal for users not to complain too loudly if some
> expected kern doesn't show up

As most of those go away once the font is cached it is not a big
deal anyways.

Best,
Philipp


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