[XeTeX] class "book" in LaTeX

Jonathan Kew jonathan_kew at sil.org
Sat Sep 18 14:17:02 CEST 2004

On 18 Sep 2004, at 12:40 pm, Ross Moore wrote:

> Hi Yves,
> On 18/09/2004, at 8:53 PM, Yves Codet wrote:
>>> Incidentally, I noticed that you loaded the utf8accents package; as 
>>> you're using Unicode input directly in this document, there's no 
>>> need for that. (It shouldn't do any harm, either, but why make XeTeX 
>>> take time reading extra source files?)
>> I must have misunderstood its use. I thought it was necessary to 
>> avoid trouble with things like "Premi\`ere Partie" in "french.ldf".
> You are absolutely correct; it does indeed do this.
> So until there are UTF8 versions of the .ldf files, then  
> utf8accents.sty
> will have such a use.

You're right (of course). I was only looking at Yves' main document, 
which is directly in Unicode; I wasn't thinking about these other 
pieces of the whole puzzle. (To tell the truth, I'd commented out the 
French options altogether while trying to isolate the font problem!)

Sorry to mislead folks!


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