bugGNU troff - Bugs: bug #58718, font file should allow kern pairs...


bug #58718: font file should allow kern pairs with space as first element

Submitted by:  Dave <barx>
Submitted on:  Tue 07 Jul 2020 09:43:10 AM UTC  
Category:  Font - others Severity:  1 - Wish
Item Group:  New feature Status:  None
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Open Planned Release:  None

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Tue 07 Jul 2020 09:43:10 AM UTC, original submission:  

Back in 2014, Peter Schaffter wrote, "Something I've never figured out is whether it's possible to set up kern pairs in groff font files that have 'space' as the first element of the pair.  I pipe my files through sed(1) to catch space-W, space-T, etc and kern them, but it would be great to have these pairs included in the kerning tables."

Werner Lemberg replied "This is not possible" and later in the thread suggested this enhancement request be added to the bug tracker.  If it ever was, I can't find it, so here it is.

Dave <barx>
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