lualatex vs pdflatex- char encoding issue not fixed by suggestions found in CTAN etc

Ulrike Fischer news3 at
Fri Feb 18 18:47:00 CET 2022

Am Thu, 17 Feb 2022 05:38:13 -0500 schrieb Mike Marchywka:

>> With a current latex this here should work out of the box with an
>> utf8 encoded file: 

> This is LuaTeX, Version beta-0.80.0 (TeX Live 2015/Debian) (rev 5238) 
>  restricted \write18 enabled.
> LaTeX2e <2016/02/01>

Well a tex system from 2015 and a latex from 2016 is not current.

Many things have changed in between, e.g. utf8 is now the default in
latex and latex properly supports the unicode engines.

Better don't use lualatex on such an old system, it still had
various problems at that time and you won't get any sensible

Ulrike Fischer

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