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Re: What's the relationship between vfs and tfms?

>What is worse, since T1 doesn't cover *all* of the ISO Latin
>characters, it isn't as much use as one might hope.  For example, one
>would have thought that the people in Poland in particularly would be
>happy that the glyphs they use are included in T1.  Instead they seem
>to prefer their own encoding that also includes the glyphs used by
>their neighbors (such extra characters decorated with ogonek used in
>Lathvia).  Ironic.

Use Omega: not only you can have all of those but even typographic
subtleties (umlaut accent higher or lower depending if you want to
write French or German, etc. see our forthcoming paper for EuroTeX98).
We have a Perl script that allows to create arbitrary 16-bit virtual fonts
based on 8-bit fonts.

>If we go too far away from the basic ISO Latin glyphs (minus Greek and
>Cyrillic, Hebrew, and Arabic) then we are talking special fonts in any

All that we have as well. 

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