[pdftex] Re: Omega status/OpenType in pdfTeX

Geoffrey Alan Washburn geoffw at cis.upenn.edu
Mon Aug 8 22:36:02 CEST 2005

Hans Hagen wrote:

> 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 
> distributions

	Are there plans for integrating Alephs features with pdfTeX's features 
in some possible future?

>>     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

	Is there a plan for how this will work?  Will UTF8 become the default 
input format or some such?

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