[pdftex] removal of some extensions -- yes or no?
christoph.bier at web.de
Wed Nov 22 16:07:42 CET 2006
Thanh Han The schrieb am 22.11.2006 11:24:
> Dear list,
> I am considering to remove some extensions I added to pdftex
> recently, as it's hard to make them work reliably, and they
> also seem little useful. In short they are:
> | \pdfadjustinterwordglue, \knbscode, \stbscode, \shbscode:
> | adjust the interglue space according to the charater before
> | the glue
> | \pdfprependkern, \knbccode: auto-insertion of a kern before a char
> | \pdfappendkern, \knaccode: auto-insertion of a kern after a char
> Before I make a decision, I would like to listen to other
> opinions. So please let me know what you think of this.
CMIIW but I thought \pdfprependkern and \pdfappendkern would provide
an opportunity to addjust the tracking without changing the font's
kerning itself. I'd really appreciate this extension because
changing a font is hard work (and needs a lot of knowledge) but
tracking adjustment is often necessary.
Just my 2 cents
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