[Fontinst] \resetslot in multislot.sty would be nice to have working

Reuben Thomas rrt at sc3d.org
Mon Aug 12 23:25:33 CEST 2013

On 8 August 2013 11:35, Lars Hellström <Lars.Hellstrom at residenset.net>wrote:

> Well, you need to state all the \ligature commands you want for a slot
> within the same \setslot...\endsetslot block somewhere, but there aren't
> all that many \ligature commands in t1.etx anyway (I count 15 in total), so
> repeating a few of the standard ones isn't much of a burden. (I strongly
> suspect it is fewer lines of code than there would be overhead in a patch
> file.) Moreover, stating all the \ligature commands for a slot in the same
> place is likely to enhance readability.

> So unless you have requirements you haven't stated yet, that go beyond
> making a font with a specific set of ligatures, it should be clear that you
> can get what you want using multislot.sty as it is.

Thanks for the detailed comparison. However, I think I prefer not to break
DRY here (in the sense that writing out ligature commands again repeats
what is in the original file). I'd prefer too, by having a non-matching
diff, to find out if t1.etx ever changes.

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