[pdftex] Problem: testing MkIV on pdftex-t manual source

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Wed Apr 21 07:29:29 CEST 2010


Reinhard Kotucha wrote:
> And why Martin Schr\"oder instead of Martin Schröder?  The last time I
> wrote \"o instead of ö in a document was in 1994, just before LaTeX-2e
> was released.  But both, LaTeX and Context, support UTF-8 now.  It
> allows you to have text written in Vietnamese, Greek, Arabic, Chinese,
> Devanagari... in one and the same TeX source file.

The first version of the pdftex manual dates from 1996 or so, at a
time when sending 8-bit files over the net was far from reliable. And
why go back to change a definition that works (well, did work, until

Best wishes,

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