[tex-live] Problems with non-7bit characters in filename

Philip Taylor P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Fri Jul 4 13:21:41 CEST 2014

Robin Fairbairns wrote:

> Reinhard Kotucha <reinhard.kotucha at web.de> wrote:
>>   > While latin1 can include every possible character, UTF-8 cannot.
>> This is definitely wrong.  The opposite is true.
> no, it's correct: iso 8859-1 has no "forbidden" octets (it does, iirc,
> have some unassigned ones)

No, it's wrong :-)  Latin1 can include every possible 8-bit pattern;
it can, therefore, by definition, not include "every possible character"
but at most 256 8-bit characters or fewer wider ones.

** Phil.

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