[NTG-context] inter-word spacing (initials)

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Sun Aug 3 18:05:30 CEST 2008


Alan Bowen wrote:
> I apologize to all, but circumstances oblige me to pick up a very  
> pedestrian thread for the third time.
> 
> As Peter Münster noted: in the following test-file
> 
> \starttext
> x. x, x x\crlf
> x, x. x x\crlf
> x,\ x.\ x\ x\crlf
> x.\ x,\ x\ x\crlf
> X. X, X X\crlf
> X, X. X X\crlf
> X,\ X.\ X\ X\crlf
> X.\ X,\ X\ X
> \stoptext
> 
> you see 2 bugs:
> 
> - in MKIV there is no bigger space after "x."
> - in MKII the space after "x.\ " is a big one
> 
> The problem remains in ConTeXt  ver: 2008.07.31 16:30 for MKII (which  
> I am using). I am do not know if here have been any changes in MKIV.
> 
> Is there a fix for this in the works?  I am about to publish a series  
> of pages which will look vastly better if this is fixed.

\unexpanded\def\ {\mathortext\normalspaceprimitive\space}

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