[XeTeX] Strangeness with Minion Pro Opticals Small Caps

Will Robertson wspr81 at gmail.com
Sun Aug 20 11:43:57 CEST 2006

On 20/08/2006, at 19:04 , Peter Heslin wrote:

>> If I'm right, it's not an "incompatible font situation", it's a  
>> badly-
>> programmed GSUB table -- which xetex can't realistically detect, as
>> it can't know what the font designer intended. It just follows the
>> rules.
> Definitely.  I'm just surprised that such a widely-distributed font
> version has such a major error.

Maybe it's on purpose and Reader is programmed to work around it --  
essentially a form of copy protection?

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