[pdftex] Omega status/OpenType in pdfTeX

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Mon Aug 8 20:06:50 CEST 2005

Geoffrey Alan Washburn wrote:

>     Is there anywhere I can look to find out more about the current 
> state of Omega?  All the documents on the Omega website seem to be at 
> least a few years old.

the omega project is more or less ended; an alternative is to use its 
clone aleph which also has the etex extensions and is shipped with tex 

>     Alternately are there plans for getting aroung the 256 glyph 
> limitation (or even better does something already exist) so that I can 
> use OpenType fonts in pdfTeX without having to carefully write 
> encodings that split up the character space?

open tyep will en dup in pdftex eventually 


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