[XeTeX] Hyperref \hyperlink and \hypertarget not working with accented characters

Philip TAYLOR (Webmaster, Ret'd) P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Wed Nov 2 11:14:28 CET 2011

Zdenek Wagner wrote:
> 2011/11/2 Philip TAYLOR (Webmaster, Ret'd)<P.Taylor at rhul.ac.uk>:

> Adobe _does_ live in such era because tha last really portable reader
> for all operating systems is version 3. Bugs reported by me in January
> 2002 and April 2002 have not been fixed so far.
> PDF is based on PS and the string type requires 8bit characters.
> Making such a dramatic change in the very hard of the format will make
> old PDF's unreadable by new PDF readers.

Don't follow that, Zdenek : the older PDFs will not change,
will still contain US ASCII strings and so on, but a newer
reader would be able to handle UTF-<whatever> strings as
well -- that was my thinking.

** Phil.

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