On 8/3/06, Manuel Mall <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
On Thursday 03 August 2006 21:04, Simon Pepping wrote:

>... The main problem with all these smart font features is that you
> cannot implement them in rendering without also implementing them in
> the linebreaking code....

...That comment does not only apply to line breaking, justification,
hyphenation, word spacing, are all affected. That is layout needs to
know the exact metrics the renderer is going to use.

Doesn't kerning cause the same problem as smart font features (like
automatic ligatures)? It also causes the total width of a group of
character to change when the group is split between two lines.


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