# [Dev-luatex] Unicode in \pdfinfo

Heiko Oberdiek oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de
Wed Jul 2 12:28:31 CEST 2008

On Wed, Jul 02, 2008 at 09:55:33AM +0200, Jonathan Sauer wrote:

> > Not to forget: Some characters inside (...) need to be
> > escaped (`\', unmatched `(' and `)', line ends, ...)
>
> Of course (although according to the PDF spec, line ends need not be
> escaped):

| Within a literal string, the backslash (\) is used as an escape character
| for various purposes, such as to include newline characters, [...]

and

| If a string is too long to be conveniently placed on a single line, it may
| be split across multiple lines by using the backslash character at the end
| of a line to indicate that the string continues on the following line. The
| backslash and the end-of-line marker following it are not considered part
| of the string.

and

| If an end-of-line marker appears within a literal string without a
| preceding backslash, the result is equivalent to \n (regardless of whether
| the end-of-line marker was a carriage return, a line feed, or both).

Yours sincerely
Heiko <oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de>