Behaviour of \latinfamily

Rebecca and Rowland
Sat, 30 May 1998 04:46:58 +0100

At 2:25 pm +0200 29/5/98, Thierry Bouche wrote:
>Concernant « Re: Behaviour of \latinfamily », Ulrik Vieth écrit : «
>» > unless i am going mad, XXXXc8a files with small caps wont be used by
>» > fontinst. its a sort of bug.
>» I think they _are_ used, as they should, if they are named correctly.
>i think you have yet another version of finst?
>With expert fonts, you should stop the fontinst kern faking for small
>caps (by scaling down kerns for caps) and use instead the kern pairs
>given in the SCOsF AFM. \latinfmaily doesn't do that.

Hmm.  From my understanding of things, what the commands above do is stop
fontinst taking kerning information from the SC AFM file and lets it use
kerning information from mapr8r and mapr8x only.  What have I missed?