[tex-live] fwd: \delta in overfull \hboxes screws up xterm
dak at gnu.org
Thu Jul 15 02:06:16 CEST 2004
karl at freefriends.org (Karl Berry) writes:
> karl> Do any *languages* need codes <32 printable?
> wl> Vietnamese (both VSCII and VISCII encoding, IIRC).
> Oh, well, then it's hopeless.
> hans> only terminal then, not files!
> dak> I really think that there should be no difference between log and
> dak> terminal output.
> Oh, well, then it's even more hopeless.
> Guys, these are logically inconsistent requirements. I see
> everyone's point and don't think anyone is "wrong" ... but we can't
> make TL fulfill all of this (by default).
I guess I'll have to make do with giving up on sensible behavior and
instead do some sort of fuzzy matching on error messages containing
Of course, it will fail on ^ followed by a control character, since
TeX has ^^^ as a legal output possibility.
It has been an uphill battle all the way to butcher TeX
implementations and locales into putting out ü as ü on the terminal.
I'll probably notify all other Emacs package authors interacting with
the location mechanism of AUCTeX that they can kiss the previous
David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum
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