[NTG-context] bug with hz in LMTX?
oinos at gmx.es
Tue Oct 13 16:47:12 CEST 2020
On 10/13/20 1:36 PM, Hans Hagen wrote:
> On 10/12/2020 4:59 PM, Pablo Rodriguez wrote:
>> On page 36 (https://pdf.ousia.tk/wrong-font-expansion.pdf#page=36),
>> lines 4, 11 and 20 are wrong.
>> Current LMTX (LuaTeX 2.07 20200920 + ConTeXt MkIV 2020.09.20 23:02) has
>> the issue, while MkIV (LuaTeX 1.11 7226 + ConTeXt MkIV 2020.01.30 14:13)
>> has no problem with that.
>> I think this might be a bug. Could you confirm the issue?
> I need to keep count of how frequently i suggest typo also
> when one uses hz and/or protrusion. I don't know why folks expect
> expansion and protrusion to give better (or intended) output when the
> other constraints are such that tex either not even ends up in the phase
> where expansion is applied, or when fitting the constraints is only
> possible with excessive and visible expansion. When expansion is max or
> min and there is not enough spacing to stretch and shrink the results
> will not get better. Read: expansion is a last resort in getting things
> right. Also, protrusion actually add to the constraints so that is never
> a way to get a better fit.
Many thanks for your reply, Hans.
If both expansion and protrusion add problems to line breaking, I’m
disabling both features in my documents.
Many thanks for your help,
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