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Re: \box overlaps

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: \box overlaps
Date: Tue, 19 Mar 2013 09:03:46 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Keith OHara <address@hidden> writes:

> David Kastrup <dak <at> gnu.org> writes:
>> I suspect
>>     markup.scm: use stencil extents when stacking; issue 732
>> though from the patch itself, it appears plausible that this might be a
>> _desired_ effect of the change as a consequence of the brace metrics.
> I can confirm that that patch caused the change.
> Version 2.14 and earlier had the same (overlapping boxes) behavior as
> current.
> The glyph for the left-brace has an extent that looks just like a
> backspace.  That means \concat of two left-braces will overlap them
> perfectly.

So unless we consider the metrics of the braces in itself bad, it would
appear that the current behavior is what to expect.

David Kastrup

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