[XeTeX] wrong kerning and slow processing with xelatex in texlive 2010

Vadim Radionov vadim.radionov at gmail.com
Tue Oct 12 21:22:04 CEST 2010

Hi, Peter,

> IMO it looks like some bug somewhere. This could be XeTeX and this could be
> xdvipdfmx. Create, empty page, one XDV file with TL '09 and another one with
> TL '10. By "patching" the XDV files you could disassemble with, for example,
> dvitype, because they are very DVI-sh. (Or send them to me, privately.)
> A third option would be to explicitly the '09 and '10 xdvipdfmx' on the XDV
> files and see which produces unwanted output. All obviously find the same
> ITC font.

I already tried 4 possible variants; wrong kerning occured with TL
2010 xetex (and any xdvipdfm). Actually, in the example from previous
letter there was no kerning in boxed {ат} with older xetex, too.


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