[texhax] [tex-live] Bug#446476: Bug#446476: Bug#446476: natbib cannot handle utf8
pgt at arcor.de
Mon Oct 15 15:37:31 CEST 2007
> Personally, I gave up on all this ucs.sty/inputenc stuff last year and
> switched to xelatex
> instead. Now it's native Unicode joy every time, instead of endless
> problems once you stray beyond the latin world....
Just to include some characters is not the whole story, you know. Especially
for (good) typesetting.
>From the XeTeX FAQ:
XeTeX reads all input files as Unicode text. However, the standard
hyphenation files for many languages use encodings such as the
TeX-Latin1 (Cork) encoding or various others. Such files, if they
include literal characters in the range above 127, will
almost certainly cause XeTeX to fail, with an "invalid character" error.
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