Faking ff ligatures

Hilmar Schlegel Hilmar Schlegel" <schlegel@vossnet.de
Thu, 24 Sep 1998 15:45:35 -0400

Thierry Bouche <Thierry.Bouche@ujf-grenoble.fr> writes:
> > \movert{\neg{\scale{\width{f}}{250}}}
> This _is_ absolutely insane.

Indeed since the parameter depends in the first line on the font...
A bit unclear is however the question about faking ff or ffi. Perhaps it
is only a sensible  kerning between f and fi what is missing. fontinst
used to ignore this.

> Don't mismatch `faking' the ligature ff, which is an impossible task
> (if it was possible, the whole ligature business would have vanished
> in occidental typography, don't you believe?), and filling-in the ff
> slot in O/T1 encodings for (??) compatibility or strict
> compliance.