non-integer numbers support in afm files

Alan Jeffrey
Wed, 30 Sep 1998 12:16:17 -0500

>Since this syntax is sometimes used (e.g. in paradissa fonts at ctan),
>maybe adding such extension to the allowable format of FontBBox into
>fontinst would be possible?

I'd rather not: parsing correct AFM files is hard enough without having to
parse broken ones too... better to preprocess the AFMs so that they're