[l2h] current state of unicode support

Janusz S. Bień jsbien at mimuw.edu.pl
Sun Jul 6 16:04:50 CEST 2003

On Sun, 6 Jul 2003  Ross Moore <ross at ics.mq.edu.au> wrote:

Thanks for your quick answer.

> On Sun, 6 Jul 2003, [iso-8859-2] Janusz S. Bieñ wrote:
> >
> > Can latex2html accept some form of unicode (utf8 or utf16) as input?
> Yes, and no.
> The `no' means that there is nothing that is specifically designed
> to support this kind of input.
> The `yes' means that the effect of supplying UTF8 *should* be that any
> bytes (nibbles?) in the upper range go through unchanged.
> If this does not happen by default, then it is because the default
> charsets assume that upper-8-bit characters have a special meaning that
> can be translated into alternative TeX sequences, and perhaps require
> an image to be created.
> To stop this you may need to specify on the commandline something like:
>   latex2html -html_version 4.0,unicode  ...other-options...  <filename>
> or
>   latex2html -html_version 4.0,unicode,utf8  ......
> or even
>   latex2html -html_version 4.0,unicode,unicode  ......


The command line

        latex2html -html_version 4.0,unicode,utf8  ......

produces something strange, but both other variants works correctly.

Thanks again for your help.

Best regards


dr hab. Janusz S. Bien, prof. UW
Prof. Janusz S. Bien, Warsaw Uniwersity
jsbien at mimuw.edu.pl, jsbien at uw.edu.pl

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