[XeTeX] printing of characters above "FFFF with \string \meaning (and potentially \Uchar)

Arthur Reutenauer arthur.reutenauer at normalesup.org
Thu Apr 23 16:03:13 CEST 2015

> Obviously the non-BMP issue needs to be tackled, but I wonder if \Uchar
> could be added in any case. It would bring functionality in this area
> closer to LuaTeX and presumably the high chars business can be viewed as
> a separate issue.

  I tend to agree.  There must be an issue with misinterpreted UTF-16
for characters outside of the BMP, but whatever it is, having \Uchar
work for characters of the BMP will be a net improvement for most users.



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