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Re: bug in fontinst 1.801: duplicated kernings (was: ae fonts Q)
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Subject: Re: bug in fontinst 1.801: duplicated kernings (was: ae fonts Q)
- From: Vladimir Volovich <email@example.com>
- Date: 28 Sep 1998 19:46:09 +0400
- Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
- In-Reply-To: Lars Engebretsen's message of "Mon, 28 Sep 1998 17:24:06 +0200 (MET DST)"
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"LE" == Lars Engebretsen writes:
LE> When I think more about this, I guess that this is because there
LE> already is kerning information for the ff-ligature in the
LE> original tfm file. Therefore, it is not nescessary to use the
LE> \set*kerning stuff for those ligature.
Well, may be it is not *necessary* to use \set*kerning. But why does
the setting of \set*kerning lead to duplicated ligatures in a virtual
font? This behavior of fontinst is buggy, isn't it?
Does this mean that the generic latin.mtx file is not suitable for all
fonts, and one should edit that file for each installable font and
remove some ligatures which are present in that-or-another font just
to avoid duplicated kerning in a virtual font??
Best regards, -- Vladimir.