> Date:         Mon, 29 Jan 2001 21:22:55 +0100
> From: Frank Mittelbach <[log in to unmask]>

> i nevertheless begin to wonder if we should change the default font encoding
> from OT1 to T1 so that more people get proper hyphenation without the need to
> say
>   \usepackage[T1]{fontenc}

I'd suggest to postpone this until free EC postscript fonts are
available. Many people use LaTeX for pdf output rather than as a
pretext to kill some trees, you know.

Good luck