[NTG-context] bug in beta: extra \else

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Mon Oct 16 19:16:54 CEST 2006


Aditya Mahajan wrote:
> On Sun, 15 Oct 2006, Vit Zyka wrote:
>   
>> Great, thank you Hans!
>>
>> Let us process to teh next two problems also visible in the test file.
>>
>> 1. [snip]
>>     
>
>   
>> 2. Accented characters inside \typebuffer are type set as
>>   \dochar {225}
>>     
>
> This seems to be a bug. In utf-8 encoding, if an accented character is 
> the first character of a buffer, it gets typed correctly. All other 
> accented charaters come out as \dochar {225}. \getbuffer works fine.
>
> Can TeX choose the input encoding while writing files? If not, there 
> may be really no robust way to solve this problem.
>   
a solution if to completely move to utf-8 internally and then make chars  > 127 unexpandable ; the problem is that whatever input encoding does not mix well with multipass utf data then 

in mkiv we will follow a different route since luatex is utf internally 

Hans 

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