Fontinst modifications

Thierry Bouche
Wed, 10 Jun 1998 11:30:46 +0200 (MET DST)

Concernant « Re: Fontinst modifications », Ulrik Vieth écrit : «
» Thierry wrote:
» > BTW i believe that null kerns are ignored by fontinst. (because
» > there is something like \if\kerning{a}{b}>\minimumkern\then... )
» Could be that this is the case for \setlefrightkerning, but AFAIK
» it is not for low-level \setkern commands.  

what i meant is that the null kerns (if any) from the AFM file won't
be written to the MTX, so you don't have to take care of them. With MM
fonts i even sanitize the enormous amount of insignificant KPX by
seting \minimumkern to 5 or 10.

» Hacking the AFM files, as you suggested on another occasion, 
» certainly doesn't seem to be a proper solution either.

agreed, of course.