[XeTeX] Typographical question: xetex' default wordspacing (\fontdimen2--7)

Joachim Trinkwitz jtr at uni-bonn.de
Mon Jun 26 20:52:01 CEST 2006

Am 24.06.2006 um 12:22 schrieb Jonathan Kew:

> If it's an old Type 1 font, xetex doesn't currently support kerning

Ouch, this is bad news for me, as most of my commercial fonts are  
Type 1 ...

How old is "old" in this context? Are there "newer" Type 1 fonts,  
which are supported?

Maybe another naive question: would it help to convert my fonts in  
OTF, e.g. with fontforge or another software?


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