[OS X TeX] [pdftk] MacOS Roman -> Western ISO Latin 9

Simon Spiegel simon at simifilm.ch
Sun Dec 14 00:22:04 CET 2008

On 13.12.2008, at 21:56, Adam R. Maxwell wrote:

> On Dec 13, 2008, at 12:41 PM, Alex Ross wrote:
>> On Dec 13, 2008, at 12:36 PM, Friedrich Vosberg wrote:
>>> I've changed the coding of my TeX source files to ISO Latin 9. But  
>>> unfortunately now my TeXShop script using pdftk doesn't work  
>>> anymore. And I have not a clue of an idea what may cause this  
>>> fault. The console reports:
>> You can save yourself a lot of trouble by using UTF-8 coding.
> Maybe if you use XeTeX.  Even then, you can also cause yourself a  
> lot of trouble if you use bibtex with UTF-8 encoding, depending on  
> which style you use.

I've been using pdf(La)TeX with UTF-8 for years without any real  
problems. IME there is really no reason not to use UTF-8.

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