[tex-live] characters > 127 in .dtx and .sty files
elie.roux at telecom-bretagne.eu
Wed Dec 23 08:45:10 CET 2009
Karl Berry a écrit :
> Yes, done, etextools.sty updated.
Thank you! But it will break again on next CTAN update right?
> (which is the default)?
> It is the default in tex. It has not been the default in any other
> engine for years. I've found it's best to use latex as the default
> engine to process ins/dtx.
I didn't know that, thank you!
> At least for packages with this kind of characters in them.
> I don't want to make a wholesale change, because it seems to me that
> could easily introduce as many errors as fixes. If you feel like
> grepping the runtime for non-ASCII characters and prove that wrong, let
> me know ...
Would another solution be to tell the package maintainters to provide a
.tds.zip on CTAN with the files in the good format? I'll try to do it
for packages with non-ASCII characters.
Is there a page describing quickly what is a .tds.zip archive? I could
send the link to package maintainers.
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