[XeTeX] hyperref 6.79n breaks xetex's (xdvipdfmx) ability to set proper page dimensions (and overrides page dimensions on pdftex)

Ulrike Fischer news3 at nililand.de
Mon Dec 14 17:26:45 CET 2009

Am Mon, 14 Dec 2009 19:14:12 +0300 schrieb Vladimir Volovich:

> if i run it with "xelatex -no-pdf test.tex", then i see inside the test.xdv:
> i.e. the strings appear as utf-8 encoded strings (which is
> non-standard), but nevertheless my pdf viewer (evince) is happily
> showing pdf strings in UTF-8 encoding.

But Akira wrote "xdvipdfmx gives UTF16-encoded PDF strings if the
encoding is UTF-8.". 

I thought that means that utf8 in the xdv leads to (correct) utf16
in the pdf and so that the unicode-option of hyperref is actually
not needed because xdvipdfmx takes care. 

Ulrike Fischer 

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