[XeTeX] Arno conundrum

Stephen Moye stephenmoye at mac.com
Thu Jan 4 16:05:29 CET 2007


On Thursday, January 04, 2007, at 07:16AM, "William Adams" <will.adams at frycomm.com> wrote:
>On Jan 4, 2007, at 6:46 AM, Stephen Moye wrote:
>> Before I get too involved in this, is it possible that some font  
>> features have been 'turned off' in this 'beta'? I took a quick look  
>> in FontLab and the features (and the classes they call) seem to be  
>> defined and populated...
>I suspect it's more that things aren't fully ``wired up'' --- it is a  
>beta after all.
>My apologies if it's a distraction or not useful. It's a face which  
>appealed to me --- guess I should've been more patient and tested it  
>more before reporting.
>William Adams
>senior graphic designer
>Fry Communications
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Nonsense. I live for distraction and I am on record as liking the face -- though the more I look at it, the more it seems a bit like Minion with an attitude 8>}.

Adobe must be working some very black magic indeed under the hood (an odd and inadvertant play on words...) because a number of the options (such as onum), which don't show up in XeTeX, preview perfectly in FontLab. Hmmmm...


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