While looking into the support for the Soft Hyphen the area of 
hyphenation combined with kerning is causing me trouble.

Aside 1: our fonts page claims we don't support kerning but I believe we 

Aside 2: Our tests are based on setting the base14kerning flag. I don't 
think this flag is documented anywhere on the fop site. Can it be set 
in the config file?

I wrote a simple test under fop 0.93 and noticed that the ipd of text 
areas with the combination of kerning and hyphenation are not correctly 
calculated (at least I think so). With the Base 14 sans-serif font at 
20pt we get:

Word "vanda" alone on a line: ipd=53980
Word "vandavanda" alone on a line: ipd=107560 (53980+53980-400)
Word "vandavandavanda" alone on a line: ipd=161140 
If we now take the word "vandavandavandavanda" and get it hyphenated 
after the 3rd "vanda" the line containing "vandavandavanda-" reports an 
ipd of 168800 which is incorrect. I think it should be 161140 + 6660 
(width of hyphen) = 167800.

Before I investigate this more can someone else check this and see if 
they get similar results.

I have attached the test case I have constructed.


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<!-- $Id:$ -->
      This test checks some kerning plus hyphenation rules.
    <fo:root xmlns:fo="http://www.w3.org/1999/XSL/Format"; xmlns:svg="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg"; language="en">
        <fo:simple-page-master master-name="normal" page-width="2.5in" page-height="10in" margin="5pt">
      <fo:page-sequence master-reference="normal" white-space-collapse="true">
        <fo:flow flow-name="xsl-region-body" font-size="10pt">
          <fo:block background-color="yellow" margin="0pt 0pt 3pt 0pt" font-size="20pt">
          <fo:block background-color="yellow" margin="0pt 0pt 3pt 0pt" font-size="20pt">
          <fo:block background-color="yellow" margin="0pt 0pt 3pt 0pt" font-size="20pt">
          <fo:block background-color="yellow" margin="0pt 0pt 3pt 0pt" font-size="20pt" hyphenate="true">
      <eval expected="53980" xpath="//flow/block[1]/lineArea[1]/text/@ipd"/>
      <eval expected="107560" xpath="//flow/block[2]/lineArea[1]/text/@ipd"/>
      <eval expected="161140" xpath="//flow/block[3]/lineArea[1]/text/@ipd"/>
      <eval expected="3" xpath="count(//flow/block[4]/lineArea)"/>
      <eval expected="167600" xpath="//flow/block[4]/lineArea[1]/text/@ipd"/>
      <eval expected="167600" xpath="//flow/block[4]/lineArea[2]/text/@ipd"/>
      <eval expected="53980" xpath="//flow/block[4]/lineArea[3]/text/@ipd"/>

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