[XeTeX] Handling of the ^^-input

Ulrike Fischer news2 at nililand.de
Wed Oct 8 14:03:07 CEST 2008

Am Wed, 8 Oct 2008 04:49:42 -0700 (PDT) schrieb Apostolos Syropoulos:

>> I'm rather sure that I have seen some time ago a text which shed some
>> lights about how XeTeX handles ^^xx-input, but I can't find it. 
> use
> ^^hh
> ^^^^hhhh
> ^^^^^hhhhh
> ^^^^^^hhhhhh
> where h is a lowercase hexadecimal digit.

I wanted to know some details about how xetex handles them (to know if
code which use ^^hh will always give the same results with pdftex and

Ulrike Fischer 

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