[texhax] [pdftex] image XObjects in pdfTeX or XeTeX PDF output?

Peter Davis pfd at pfdstudio.com
Tue Nov 23 14:48:53 CET 2010

On Mon, Nov 22, 2010 at 10:01:47PM +0000, Karl Berry wrote:
>     Though the character protrusion code of pdfTeX is already in XeTeX's
>     svn repository, but I doubt that it's actually used by XeTeX.  
> I did not actually try it, but Thanh told me that character protrusion
> is in fact implemented in the XeTeX that is in TL 2010.  He and Jonathan
> worked on getting it merged.

Just to be really clear, by "character protrusion," are we talking about
margin kerning, or what InDesign calls "optical margin alignment"?

Also, by "font expansion," do we mean what InDesign calls "glyph scaling"?


Peter Davis
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