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Re: A question about encodings and afm files

Werner wrote --

> If you mean that (after macro expansion) a character 'x' will be shipped
> out as 'x', then the answer is yes, provided the character exists in the
> .tfm file. And this not the default behaviour, but the only possibility,
> since TeX only sees the .tfm file of the character's font.

As Werner suggests, there may be a few other things that happen to a
character on its way through TeX, especially if it is within
math-mode.  But at the output-to-dvi stage no further transformations