[NTG-context] Fwd: Re: Math kerning broken in latest beta

Hans Hagen j.hagen at xs4all.nl
Wed Apr 11 17:23:35 CEST 2018




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Subject: Re: [NTG-context] Math kerning broken in latest beta
Date: Wed, 11 Apr 2018 17:23:18 +0200
From: Hans Hagen <j.hagen at xs4all.nl>
To: Ulrike Fischer <news3 at nililand.de>

On 4/11/2018 4:27 PM, Ulrike Fischer wrote:
> Am Wed, 11 Apr 2018 15:26:34 +0200 schrieb Hans Hagen:
> 
>> The usual 'math italic mess' where fonts assume italic correction
>> instead of proper math kerns.
> 
> Do you know a (free) math font with proper math kerns? I made a fast
> search through the lua files of my font cache but couldn't find
> anything saying "mathkern".
afaik only cambria has them but there has been a discussion about adding 
them to gyre fonts but even italics and other thinsg are somewhat 
inconsistent ... for instance some fonts have a traditional tex kind of 
boundingbox approach, some don't .. it's a mess

Hans

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