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Re: Kerning in cmsy ?
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Subject: Re: Kerning in cmsy ?
- From: Frank Mittelbach <Frank.Mittelbach@Uni-Mainz.DE>
- Date: Thu, 17 Apr 1997 18:38:35 +0200
> > Oh, I remember it was a proposal
> > (overcome by the skewchar = 0 convention )in Justin Zieglers article to
> > put that information in a fontdimen.
> A proposal which is unfortunately not really working, since all font
> dimensions except slant get scaled, when the font is scaled. You can't
> seriously abuse font dimensions to communicate a constant (like the font
> encoding or the position of the skewchar).
got point, nobody is perfect :-)
but anyway if one agrees on a certain number of standard math
encodings then each can have a fixed skewchar by using a char position
which is clearly not appearing directly (or if for some of the
encodings such a position does not exist, by having one slot denoted