[texhax] plain TeX: `No room for a new \fam'

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Tue Jul 9 01:08:04 CEST 2013

On Mon, Jul 08, 2013 at 09:23:03PM +0000, Karl Berry wrote:
> Hi Rodolfo,
>     I'm a plain TeX user, and have already loaded 16 \newfamS.  Is there
>     any way to get round TeX's complain?  To, say, create room for
>     another 16 families?
> 1) Use luatex or xetex.

Though it wouldn't help much of one is using old math primitives,
\mathcode etc., as they won't be able to use the higher math families


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