[XeTeX] STFangsong punctuation kerning

Will Robertson wspr81 at gmail.com
Mon Jun 12 15:24:16 CEST 2006

On 12/06/2006, at 22:43 , Jjgod Jiang wrote:

> 2. prevent extra spaces between 2 lines in Chinese
> (aka. insert % at the end of line), for example:
> 中文
> 测试
> without a '%' after "文",there will be an extra space between 文  
> and 测,
> which is usually not we want when we prefered to break the lines
> manually.

Aren't spaces usually ignored for ideographic scripts?
Perhaps it makes sense to declare
which means that no space will be added at a line break.

> I decided to solve those problems in preprocessor way because inner
> TeX solution (write a TeX macro package for that) will be ugly and  
> slow.

Fair enough, but it's a pity that the font vendors can't sort these  
problems out. There is no fundamental problem with how XeTeX works  
that there should be issues with things like this.


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