[texhax] letter-spacing TUGboat alarum
uwe.lueck at web.de
Wed Oct 14 12:23:37 CEST 2009
[Good letter-spacing should make use of the kerning table, but I should
have used the term "kerning" here, not "letter-spacing", sorry. I have
"letter-spacing" on my mind due to some job. -- U.]
At 11:19 14.10.09, Uwe Lück wrote:
>Hi karl, hi texhax,
>I have studied a Jan Tschichold booklet, and I have met two who studied
>spacing as graphic designers, and I have just looked again at my copy of
>TUGboat vol. 24 no. 2 [or just www.tug.org/tugboat/], and what did I see?
> TUG BOA T
>-- a boat, a snake, and a single letter "T" ...
>... is this an /ironical/ hint on TeX's typographical (kerning) excellence?
>Please tell me more about spacing/letter-spacing ...
>Happy TeXing -- Uwe.
>P.S.: explicitly: if "OA" can be that tight, "AT" can be much more ...
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