[texworks] texworks and encodings

Jjgod Jiang gzjjgod at gmail.com
Sat May 21 10:52:39 CEST 2011

On Sat, May 21, 2011 at 10:09 AM, Stefan Löffler <st.loeffler at gmail.com> wrote:
> Using additional libraries creates additional dependencies (which
> possibly complicate building the program, at least on some OSs). And
> they increase the size of Tw. The unicode ICU library for example has
> 18.7 MB on my Linux system!

Who said you must use ICU to do encoding detection? The Mozilla charset
detector [1] builds as a 500kb static library on my machine.

[1] http://www.mozilla.org/projects/intl/chardet.html

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