Intolerable difference in glyph width: font=vnbx12

Werner LEMBERG wl at
Sat Oct 23 11:06:56 CEST 2021

>  > Yes.  Ideally, the values are rational approximations, similar to
>  > what is done in the cmsuper fonts, for example
>  >
>  >   41 4913 10 div hsbw
> But maybe we can reduce the rounding errors even more if we try with
> other denominators than 10 for each glyph and choose that which
> matches best.

Yes.  Note, however, that denominator 10 *is* the best approximation
for the decimal value you have shown, even if you base everything on a
continued fraction.


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