# [NTG-pdftex] /cwm

Tue Mar 14 00:20:53 CET 2006

```"RK" == Reinhard Kotucha writes:

RK> As far as I can see, it's reasonable to add a new primitive so
RK> that you can write

RK>    \font\myfont=xyz \myfont \compwordkern\font = .2em

RK> The TeX macro which breaks ligatures then can insert
RK> \compwordkern for the current font.

RK> This way we can have different kernings for different fonts and
RK> we are completey independ of the fonts we use.

i think that you may utilize fontdimen for that - no need for a new