From: Kent Karlsson (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Mar 11 2003 - 08:40:32 EST
> I don't see how that's possible in the general case. In particular, ï
> just about has to be wider than i (except in a monowidth font, obviously),
> or the dots will collide with whatever's nearby. Similarly with i-macron.
A diaeresis or macron over i or j can be narrower than when over most
other letters. But if that would not suffice, then a kerning change
would be ok as a last resort. (I did write only "should".) But that
does not mean that ï must be wider than i; e.g. aï should be spaced
just as ai is.
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