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Re: 2 more

From: Jeff Kingston
Subject: Re: 2 more
Date: Fri, 30 Mar 2001 09:18:44 +1100

> I don't think this is mentioned explicitly in the documentation, but
> Jeff mentioned it on the list that Lout assumes that all galley
> components have the same width and that this assumption is hardwired
> very deep in Lout internals.  Jeff, please, can you elaborate on that?

All true, and not much more to say.  The user documentation on margins
does say that they have to be chosen to ensure that the text width on
odd and even pages is the same.

> Yes, tracking is not supported.  Yes, I guess that's not very hard to
> add.  The problem is that Lout is a one man (Jeff's) project and he
> only has so much time.

And he places a very low priority on track kerning because it
looks abominable.


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