[XeTeX] Emulating font extension

Vadim Radionov vadim.radionov at gmail.com
Fri Jun 19 16:43:46 CEST 2009

Great!  That works for me.  Thank you, Jonathan.

May I ask another question: am I right that xetex takes some dimension
N from otf font and sets the triple (space,stretch,shrink) in
(N,N/2,N/2) ?


On Fri, Jun 19, 2009 at 2:59 AM, Jonathan Kew<jfkthame at googlemail.com> wrote:
> On 18 Jun 2009, at 23:22, Jonathan Kew wrote:
>> On 18 Jun 2009, at 17:54, Vadim Radionov wrote:
>>> Sorry, my previous reply was a mistake.  I installed not from the
>>> TRUNK, but xdvipdfmx-0.4.
>>> Now i fixed it, no more errors from the driver, but spaces behave
>>> exactly as when i'm started: the spaces shrink in extended text, and
>>> stretch in the narrow.
>> OK, this appears to be a platform-dependent bug; it works as intended on
>> OS X but I see the problem you describe on Linux.
>> I'll take a look and see if I can readily fix this.
> I have just committed a fix to the xetex repository (v0.9994.1) that I hope
> will fix this -- it has had only minimal testing so far, but seems ok at
> first glance. Only the xetex binary is involved, not xdvipdfmx.
> I will shortly merge the fix to the texlive repository as well. If you can
> verify that it works for you, that would be much appreciated.
> JK

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