# [Dev-luatex] Snapshot 20060818 released

Idris Samawi Hamid ishamid at colostate.edu
Fri Aug 18 22:52:28 CEST 2006

```Hi Taco,

On Fri, 18 Aug 2006 12:55:05 -0600, Taco Hoekwater <taco at elvenkind.com>
wrote:

> Hi Geoffrey,
>
> Geoffrey Alan Washburn wrote:
>> ...
>> ! Text line contains an invalid utf-8 sequence.
>> l.7801   \uccode`\=`\
>>                        Ð % d-bar
>
> I'll bet this line is coming from a hyphenation patterns file.
> _all_  file I/O has to be utf-8 encoded, including patterns.
> Unf., lots of patterns files are using EC font encoding as a
> file encoding, and are therefore not valid utf-8.
>
> I do not normally use LaTeX any more, making it hard for me to
> give exact advice, but you either need to find a set of patterns
> for this language that _is_ utf-8 encoded (ConTeXt ships with
> such pattern files, and I understood that there is a set of
> similar files that come with XeTeX), or you have to disable
> the language(s) that is causing you grief by means of some
> babel configuration file.

How do you avoid this problem to run torture.tex, which is a latex/lambda
file?

Best
Idris

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Professor Idris Samawi Hamid
Department of Philosophy