On 02/04/2016 10:13 PM, Hans Hagen wrote: > On 2/4/2016 9:27 PM, Pablo Rodriguez wrote: >> [...] >> The ff-ligature prevents hyphenation with TeX Gyre Pagella, but not with >> MinionPro. (This is the opposite of what I reported before.) > > it depends on the complexity of the ligature .. ff is not so much an > issue but you can have ff + i = ffi etc and we need to deal with kerning > too (it depends a bit on how the opentype features are applied and we > can handle quite some weird ligature implementations) > > the latest mechanism in context can deal with quite some situations but > at some point has to make decisions (in order not to loose for instance > kerns; double chained ligatures would result in way more overhead and is > not worth the trouble) > > one might wonder if we never had these f[fil] ligatures of if ancient > technology had provides hundreds of them combining upto 4 characters etc > etc.
Many thanks for the explanation, Hans. I see the decisions ConTeXt has to make may be compromises in some cases. Many thanks for your help again, Pablo -- http://www.ousia.tk ___________________________________________________________________________________ If your question is of interest to others as well, please add an entry to the Wiki! maillist : email@example.com / http://www.ntg.nl/mailman/listinfo/ntg-context webpage : http://www.pragma-ade.nl / http://tex.aanhet.net archive : http://foundry.supelec.fr/projects/contextrev/ wiki : http://contextgarden.net ___________________________________________________________________________________