[dev-context] My way on matharrows

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Thu Jul 20 12:39:49 CEST 2006


Taco Hoekwater wrote:
> Mojca Miklavec wrote:
>   
>> On 7/19/06, Aditya Mahajan wrote:
>>
>>     
>>> None of the extensible arrows work with antykwa-torunska as \relbar is
>>> not of fixed width in that font. Are there any other free math fonts
>>> that I should check?
>>>       
>> http://ctan.tug.org/tex-archive/info/Free_Math_Font_Survey/survey.html
>>
>> To Taco: Polish guys are open to suggestions. Could you explain them
>> what exactly is needed?  I'm sure that they will add that to their
>> font(s).
>>     
>
> I am yet undecided what the best solution would be. There are
> basically two options:
>
>    <head><leaders stem><tail>
> and
>    <head><stem streched using CM><tail>
>
> The first case works always (and is the approach used by the cow font)
> but this looks sub-optimal for fonts like torunska, the second one
> only works if the CM can be adjusted but will generally look better.
>
> I would like to know how many backends cannot do the stretching.
>
> Both solutions need special characters in the font, but the first
> solution needs slightly different ones than the second one.
>   
how about supporting both methods,


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