[texhax] unicode

Martin Schröder martin at oneiros.de
Fri Aug 5 21:33:34 CEST 2005

On 2005-08-05 15:36:17 +0200, Alexander Grahn wrote:
> I want to write out a name tree into the document Catalog, mapping names
> to object refs. The PDF-Spec says that name strings must be Unicode
> formatted (actually Big Endian UTF16).

According to table 3.32, the keys are strings, which don't have
to be 8-bit: You can hex encode them, which is easy with pdfTeX
1.30. What gives you the idea that the names have to be Unicode?


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