[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
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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