[lltx] kerning; am i mad?

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Sun Jun 6 20:14:27 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}
> \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?

Using "\font\1=name:Verdana:script=latn\1 Test" I get kerning, so for some reason fontspec stopped applying default script.

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Khaled Hosny
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