[NTG-context] Unsupported coverage contextpos for 'RQD ' Greek Caps after Accents Positioning-1

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Tue Feb 28 22:16:24 CET 2012


On 28-2-2012 21:45, Pablo Rodríguez wrote:
> On 02/28/2012 01:56 PM, luigi scarso wrote:
>> On Tue, Feb 28, 2012 at 1:14 PM, Hans Hagen<pragma at wxs.nl>  wrote:
>>> On 26-2-2012 20:42, Thomas A. Schmitz wrote:
> ¡>>>  On 02/26/2012 07:50 PM, luigi scarso wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> The font is fromhttp://www.thessalonica.org.ru/en/fonts-download.html .
>>>>> The log says :
>>>>> fonts>  otf prepare>  unsupported coverage contextpos for
>>>>> 'RQD ' Greek Caps after Accents Positioning-1
>>>>>
>>>>> Thomas ?
>>>>
>>>> Sorry, I have absolutely no clue what this is supposed to mean... I'm
>>>> not even sure if the message comes from the core or Wolfgang's module?
>>>> All I can say is: Theano-Didot is also supported by the ancientgreek
>>>> module, and the font works normally here:
>>>
>>> Anyhow, we're not going to look into it if there is no proper test file
>>> showing the problem. We don't even know what features are involved.
>
> Dear Luigi, Thomas and Hans,
>
> I asked to the font creator (I had other issues with the font to report)
> and he told me that this is actually a positive kerning in the combining
> diacritical mark so they look exactly like the precombined characters
> (so that Ἄ looks like of ῎Α).
>
> I don't think it makes any sense to implement such a feature. And the
> font creator may change this to the kern feature in a future release.
>
> I hope it helps,

well, if some feature is not supported then we need to solve it but we 
can wait till we run into a better defined case next time

Hans


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