[texhax] [tex-live] Bug#446476: Bug#446476: Bug#446476: natbib cannot handle utf8

Plamen Tanovski 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.

best regards,

Plamen Tanovski
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04317 Leipzig
Tel. (03 41) 3 08 57 60

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