Re: [NTG-context] 'kern': TrueType table and GPOS lookup feature

2012-11-30 Thread Steve White
Hi Hans, Pablo, et al. I'm the admin of GNU FreeFont. I'll respond to some of these points. 1) I have yet to reproduce Pablo's output PDF on either of two systems. As I am unfamiliar with ConTeXt, I can only guess how it was built. I tried the file quoted here as input to the 'context'

Re: [NTG-context] 'kern': TrueType table and GPOS lookup feature

2012-11-30 Thread Steve White
to see the effects being discussed? I see vertical lines in your attached PDF... is this a new complaint? I thought the problem was that sometimes kerning isn't activated. Thanks! On Fri, Nov 30, 2012 at 11:18 AM, luigi scarso luigi.sca...@gmail.comwrote: On Fri, Nov 30, 2012 at 10:58 AM, Steve

Re: [NTG-context] 'kern': TrueType table and GPOS lookup feature

2012-11-30 Thread Steve White
: On Fri, Nov 30, 2012 at 12:40 PM, Steve White stevan.wh...@gmail.com wrote: Hi Luigi, I am lacking still * a working input (*.tex) file %% test.tex \usemodule[simplefonts][size=25pt] \definefontfeature[latins][default][script=latn] \setmainfont[FreeSerif] \starttext

Re: [NTG-context] 'kern': TrueType table and GPOS lookup feature

2012-11-30 Thread Steve White
, this really isn't a question for this forum. On Fri, Nov 30, 2012 at 5:39 PM, Bill Meahan subscribed_li...@meahan.netwrote: On 11/30/2012 11:05 AM, Hans Hagen wrote: On 11/30/2012 10:58 AM, Steve White wrote: 5) There was also a report that OpenType kerning doesn't work in some E-Book readers (I

Re: [NTG-context] 'kern': TrueType table and GPOS lookup feature

2012-11-30 Thread Steve White
Hi Hans, On Fri, Nov 30, 2012 at 4:38 PM, Hans Hagen pra...@wxs.nl wrote: On 11/30/2012 4:30 PM, luigi scarso wrote: What is the reason for installing the latest version of ConTeXt? Is this \showfontkerns only in versions newer than 2012.05.30 11:26 MKIV ? in that version it was an

Re: [NTG-context] 'kern': TrueType table and GPOS lookup feature

2012-11-30 Thread Steve White
Hi, Hans, Sorry about the accidental post I'm struggling with gmail's new input interface...very hard not to top-post. On Fri, Nov 30, 2012 at 7:15 PM, Steve White stevan.wh...@gmail.com wrote: Hi Hans, On Fri, Nov 30, 2012 at 5:05 PM, Hans Hagen pra...@wxs.nl wrote: On 11/30/2012 10:58

Re: [NTG-context] 'kern': TrueType table and GPOS lookup feature

2012-11-30 Thread Steve White
Hi On Fri, Nov 30, 2012 at 8:07 PM, Bill Meahan subscribed_li...@meahan.netwrote: On 11/30/2012 01:08 PM, Steve White wrote: Hi Hans, Bill, That's all I know about it, except that kerning works on my own reader. That's entirely up to the reader. It's nice when the reader does as it's

Re: [NTG-context] 'kern': TrueType table and GPOS lookup feature

2012-11-30 Thread Steve White
Luigi, OK, I get it. (I have wasted a couple of hours, it seems.) I'll do as you first recommeded. On Fri, Nov 30, 2012 at 8:37 PM, luigi scarso luigi.sca...@gmail.comwrote: On Fri, Nov 30, 2012 at 7:12 PM, Steve White stevan.wh...@gmail.com wrote: If possible, I would like to get

Re: [NTG-context] 'kern': TrueType table and GPOS lookup feature

2012-12-01 Thread Steve White
. Thanks! On Fri, Nov 30, 2012 at 10:25 PM, Steve White stevan.wh...@gmail.comwrote: Luigi, OK, I get it. (I have wasted a couple of hours, it seems.) I'll do as you first recommeded. On Fri, Nov 30, 2012 at 8:37 PM, luigi scarso luigi.sca...@gmail.comwrote: On Fri, Nov 30, 2012 at 7:12 PM

Re: [NTG-context] 'kern': TrueType table and GPOS lookup feature

2012-12-02 Thread Steve White
Hi all, I finally got something like Pablo's test working on my system. It doesn't show much new. As had already been established, with the right ConTeXt switches, OpenType features of kerning and ligatures work correctly with FreeSerif. Find attached. If there's a better way to do this,

Re: [NTG-context] 'kern': TrueType table and GPOS lookup feature

2012-12-02 Thread Steve White
Hi Luigi, I have something to add to only one of your points: On Sat, Dec 1, 2012 at 8:22 PM, luigi scarso luigi.sca...@gmail.com wrote: On Sat, Dec 1, 2012 at 5:22 PM, Steve White stevan.wh...@gmail.com wrote: 3) The command mtxrun --script font --reload searches a bunch

Re: [NTG-context] 'kern': TrueType table and GPOS lookup feature

2012-12-02 Thread Steve White
, Dec 2, 2012 at 11:10 AM, Steve White stevan.wh...@gmail.com wrote: I can assure you, this fonts/ directory was not in the list produced by the mtxrun command on my system. yes, but you should see the texmf-project folder; and if you put the ttf files under texmf-project/fonts then context

Re: [NTG-context] 'kern': TrueType table and GPOS lookup feature

2012-12-02 Thread Steve White
Determinig the script from the text is not hard. It has been done in many projects. On Sun, Dec 2, 2012 at 2:12 PM, Khaled Hosny khaledho...@eglug.org wrote: On Sun, Dec 02, 2012 at 10:58:56AM +0100, Steve White wrote: Hi all, I finally got something like Pablo's test working on my