[lltx] kerning; am i mad?

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Sun Jun 6 19:58:02 CEST 2010

On Mon, Jun 07, 2010 at 03:19:25AM +0930, Will Robertson wrote:
> Hi,
> It's time for me to finish for the night, but I think I'm going crazy.
> Just yesterday I generated the following test file for fontspec:

> But after messing around and probably updating some stuff here and there, I now get:

> No more kerning!
> Here's a test file to replicate what I'm seeing:
> \documentclass{article}
> \usepackage{luaotfload}
> \begin{document}
> \font\1=name:Verdana\1 Test
> \end{document}
> What do you see?
> I can't replicate the old output that has proper kerning, even going back to older versions of luaotfload. I've tried TL2010 and TL2009. Am I mad? Where has my kerning gone?

Are you sure you are testing the same Verdana (I think older versions of
verdana might have an old style "kern" table which is unlikely to be

 Khaled Hosny
 Arabic localiser and member of Arabeyes.org team
 Free font developer

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