[NTG-context] Choosing an encoding - what are the consequences?
Stefan.Wachter at gmx.de
Tue Feb 15 09:38:02 CET 2005
I am on the burdensome path to understanding font handling in ConText.
Now I wonder what the consequences are with choosing certain encodings.
For example if I choose "8a" encoding (called "Adobe standard encoding"):
1. There are lots of empty slots in this encoding. What does ConText do
if a symbol that is to be typeset is not contained in an encoding?
2. Can I ommit the 8a encoding in map files when PDF documents are
generated (because it is the Adobe standard encoding)?
3. Somewhere I read that "texnansi" is a preferred encoding. Why?
Thanks for your attention,
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