[tex-live] \"\i causes problems with texlive 2015

Ulrike Fischer news3 at nililand.de
Sun Jun 14 23:13:55 CEST 2015

Am Sun, 14 Jun 2015 23:03:37 +0200 schrieb Zdenek Wagner:

>> Not biblatex. biber translates the latex commands to utf8.  And it
>> is biber that produce the dotless i + combining accent which
>> pdflatex can't handle.
> Why? In both TL 2014 and 2015 t1enc.def contains:

It has nothing to do with latex and inputenc. The problem is with
biber. biber reads the bib and creates the bbl, and in the course
translates the commands to utf8 chars. \"a -> ä, and
Ad{\'e}la{\"\i}de is converted to Adélaı̈de.

There has been other problem reports with the new biber regarding
this translation. Normally is it better to use utf8 in the bib
instead of commands. 

Ulrike Fischer 

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