[pdftex] Math Pdftex extensions ?
Reinhard Kotucha
reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Sun Jan 15 23:18:40 CET 2006
>>>>> "Paul" == Paul Pichaureau <paul.pichaureau at alcandre.net> writes:
> Dear all,
> As I'm a fanatic a beautiful typography, I'm following your work
> on pdftex with great attention, especially enjoying the pdftex
> extensions already implemented (microtype and all the hz stuff).
> Anyway, I'm wondering if you plan to extend pdftex in order to
> improve the mathematical typography of TeX. I'm developping a big
> set of mathematical fonts (called mathdesign) and I'm quite aware
> of the problems of TeX in this domain.
> I've precise points in mind: mathematical accents, radical with
> left and right delimiters, and, of course, the insufficiencies of
> the tfm format. But you already know that better than me.
> So, this is my question: is it planned to improve some of these
> points in the future ?
Yes, I think so. See
http://www.tug.org/pipermail/math-font-discuss/2005-May/000030.html
But I don't think that someone will change the tfm structure. Anyway,
there are plans to support OTF and maybe tfm files are not longer
needed then (at least for OTF).
Regards,
Reinhard
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