Mats Broberg said this at Sun, 27 Feb 2005 11:51:04 +0100:

> Different
>typefaces and different characters need different level of protruding
>into the left margin, as well as other actions of tweaking.

Ah, but when Hans says this:

> it's a good testbed for playing with 
>things like glyph shape similarity and such; also, proper alignment is an
>issue.

... it makes me think that these things may indeed be under
consideration, as it sounds like hooks into the recently-improved
Handling mechanisms.

(And then fancy Lettrine handling sounds like it becomes 2-dimensional
handling, then I start thinking about "Optical Kerning" features in
Famous DTP Package and then I get dizzy, and need to sit down.)
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