# [dev-context] Re: Dense Encoding - Comments wanted

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Sun Aug 21 19:35:26 CEST 2005

```Patrick Gundlach wrote:

>Well, right, of course :), but it seems to me that a font in this new
>encoding would actually be used by context *and* inline-metafun.
>Unless, of course, the magic in \startMPenvironment changes. So, if we
>provide a fontencoding that will be used by metafun, at least the
>space should look right. Or, \startMPenvironment should choose a
>different encoding for (ConTeXt-)typesetting and metafun. But how
>would the rules of this decision look like?
>
>Currently (iirc) I can say
>
>\startMPenvironment[+]
>\setupencoding[default=newencoding]
>\switchtobodyfont[patrick]
>\stopMPenvironment
>
>Text should now be in newencoding and metafun stuff in ???.
>
>
keep in mind that currently tex does not use a space either; and btex .. etex will therefore not suffer from lack of space

Hans

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