[XeTeX] XeTeX 0.994 for Mac OS X

Jonathan Kew jonathan_kew at sil.org
Wed Jun 7 13:09:44 CEST 2006

On 7 Jun 2006, at 11:55 am, Will Robertson wrote:

> Hey,
> On 07/06/2006, at 19:50 , Jonathan Kew wrote:
>> xetex doesn't letterspace between <mb>
>> or <de> here (just like it wouldn't consider kerning or ligating at
>> such a boundary).
> Dare I mention italic correction, which is overloaded to deal with
> this kind of thing? Would it be appropriate to add the letterspacing
> amount to the italic correction? Then
>    \X Here's some em\/{\Y bold\/}ened text
> should give better results...

Hmmm.... that's an interesting thought.

Yes, I don't see any reason why not, really.... unless someone  
convinces me that this is a bad idea, I expect I'll do that in the  
next rev. Thanks!


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