# [Dev-luatex] bug with \ifcsname, ttf font spacing problems, and catcode initialisation for utf8 beyond ascii

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Fri Sep 14 11:52:56 CEST 2007

```Arthur Reutenauer wrote:
>> I tried Yannis Haralambous's code sample to load a ttf font :
>
>   Redde Cæsari quæ sunt Cæsaris: the code is actually mine :-) I
> exchanged mail with Yannis and sent him the code, which he later
> edited a bit. But Hans, you must remember having seen that code too,
> since you looked over my shoulder when I wrote it in Münster ;-)
>
>   I remember having modified it later on, especially for the mag problem
> (you probably have to replace the test around size with
> “if size < 0 then size = -size * 655360 end”, and “mag = size / 2048”
> with “mag = size / ttfont.units_per_em”). The setting of vertical must
> be an even later addition by Yannis.
>
>   Anyway, I will test the code with the latest revision of LuaTeX and
> update the wiki as needed.

why not kick out the mag, after all it's an example and using mag
complicates matters

Hans

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