[luatex] italicangle -- int or float?

Philipp Gesang Philipp.Gesang at alumni.uni-heidelberg.de
Fri Nov 15 23:07:05 CET 2013

···<date: 2013-11-15, Friday>···<from: Philipp Gesang>···

> Hi all,
> there is an inconsistency between the “italicangle” values as
> returned by fontloader.info() and fontloader.open(). Both read
> from the same field of the splinefont record, but the former
> returns it using lua_pushinteger() whereas the latter uses
> lua_pushnumber().

Oops, that should have been dump_intfield() and dump_floatfield()

> lua_pushnumber(). Since the manual states that a float can be
> expected in both cases, I suspect a bug.

Here is an example with a font that has a fractional italicangle:

    file = "AntykwaTorunska-Italic.otf"
    info = fontloader.info (file)
    data = fontloader.open (file)
    print(info.italicangle, data.italicangle)


    -9  -9.5
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