# Behaviour of \latinfamily

Ulrik Vieth vieth@thphy.uni-duesseldorf.de
Thu, 28 May 1998 11:30:45 +0200

> One question: this command \raw_encoding.  It appears to be set to
> 8r, but the raw encoding of the average foreign' fount you install
> for use with (La)TeX is 8a.  8r is called the TeXBase1 encoding.
> Can anyone explain the discrepancy?

I can't explain why, but fontinst.sty always uses \raw_encoding for 8r
and \adobe_encoding for 8a.  Just accept it as such and don't bother
trying to understand it.

\def\raw_encoding{8r}
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