[XeTeX] XeTeX 0.9999.1 released
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Wed Apr 3 13:53:44 CEST 2013
I have tried test.tex, which was an attachment of this thread, with
Adobe Myungjo Std in various font sizes. The most striking problem is
that the y_offset value of U+3008 (its vertical variant, of course) is
not proportionate to the font size. It is bigger than normal in small
font size; small when font size is large. Only when the font size is
same as the design size of Adobe Myungjo (that is 15.625pt), the
result seems to be correct. You can see the y_offset value if xetex
is compiled with debug mode on. I guess that there is some bug in
harfbuzz or freetype or other library. I have tested on Mac, so this
problem may not occur under other platforms.
2013/4/3 Peter Dyballa <Peter_Dyballa at web.de>:
> Am 03.04.2013 um 11:33 schrieb Jiang Jiang:
>> What about the results from Core Text layout?
> In recent updates they seem to have improved (although I cannot read what is written). If you don't have a Mac around, I can run tests for you on intel Mac OS X 10.6.8 (Snow Leopard) and on PPC Mac OS X 10.5.8 (Leopard) – and PPC Mac OS X 10.4.11 (Tiger) is also possible!
> There's something the technicians need to learn from the artists. If it isn't aesthetically pleasing, it's probably wrong.
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