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Re: text encoding compatibility
I wrote in explaining the basic text font TeX
>>Clearly, this caprice is no constraint if the natural
>>lowercase functions for all text fonts involved in the
>>paragraph are one and the same. This sameness is the basic
>>TeX encoding compatibility condition.
Lars Hellstr"om replied:
>I just think it should be mentioned that this is one of the flaws of TeX
>that e-TeX has fixed (by maintaining a separate lowercase table for
>hyphenation purposes for each language).
I know that this was envisaged. But was it realized in web code?
In real implementations? The NTS-L list
<NTS-L@URZ.UNI-HEIDELBERG.DE> devoted to e-TeX and more ambitious
stuff knows nothing about it, as Martin Schr"ode recently
> Date: Wed, 20 Jan 1999 23:26:02 +0100
> From: Martin Schroeder <ms@DREAM.KN-BREMEN.DE>
> Subject: Is this list still active?
> To: Multiple recipients of list NTS-L <NTS-L@URZ.UNI-HEIDELBERG.DE>
> having just received a request for renewal of my subscribtion to nts-l,
> I wonder if this list is still active. I have heard _nothing_ on this
> list on the current developement and it has been awfully quiet in 1998;
> it seems the nts-team (whoever They may currently be :-)) has forgotten
> the list...
> Best regards