[luatex] Using classic TeX 8-bit fonts in LuaTeX

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Thu Dec 6 18:15:07 CET 2012

On 12/06/2012 05:17 PM, Petr Olsak wrote:
> luatex -fmt plain '\chardef\x=`č \show\x'
>> \x=\char"10D.
> <*> \chardef\x=`č \show\x
> (the letter after =` is ccaron, the one of letters from Czech alhpbet).
> We can see, that Unicode font is needed, because the character slot is
> "10D and this is greater than 255 and impossible to prit it by 8bit font.

You asked about fonts, not about input encoding :)

Using active characters could 'fix' your problem by reverting
everything back to horrible 7bit mode, I assume.

Best wishes,

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