[XeTeX] \meaning on an outside BMP character

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Sun Jun 30 16:01:16 CEST 2013

On Sun, Jun 30, 2013 at 02:20:13PM +0800, Qing Lee wrote:
> Hi,
> It is relevant to the subject below.
> http://tug.org/pipermail/xetex/2013-January/023967.html
> I want to catch the character code of an implicit token by using
> the \meaning trick. But it seems that \meaning of XeTeX does not
> return the expected result on an outside BMP character (>= 0x10000).
> My XeTeX version is
> XeTeX 3.1415926-2.5-0.9999.3-2013060713 (TeX Live 2013/W32TeX)

Are you sure you is using 0.9999.3 to process the file? I get 120572
with both XeTeX and LuaTeX.


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