[XeTeX] Status of babel and polyglossia in xelatex

Michiel Kamermans pomax at nihongoresources.com
Wed Dec 9 14:00:41 CET 2009

Ulrike Fischer wrote:
> Yes, there too. But also in some special cases when symbols are
> involved which are not in unicode (e.g. chess symbols). 
> But don't forget that unicode is an encoding too! So even if you
> type only simple text there is at least one font encoding involved
> (fontspec uses the name EU1 in this case). 

On a technical note, chess symbols are in the Miscellaneous Symbols 
block, on codepoints U+2654 through U+265F, and have been there since at 
least Unicode 3.2 =)

- Mike

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