[texhax] Bug#446476: natbib cannot handle utf8
martin f krafft
madduck at debian.org
Sat Oct 13 15:30:19 CEST 2007
also sprach Ralf Stubner <ralf.stubner at web.de> [2007.10.13.1312 +0100]:
> > So I tried *again* to remove the utf8 characters from the bibtex
> > entries, and this time I guess I got them all (and previously must
> > have forgotten one), and suddenly it works.
> recode --diacritics UTF-8..LaTeX
I wasn't aware of this, but to be honest, I'd rather *not* use it.
Latex diacritics are a pain to read. It's 2007. I should not have to
be jumping through hoops.
> There the first byte from the UTF-8 representation of 'ü' was used
> in the key, which triggered an error. With natbib the full author
> field ends up in the key (see main.bbl), so this particular
> problem does not happen.
> > So this is a natbib bug, it seems.
> It might also be a problem with ucs.sty's implementation of UTF-8. At
> least your sample document works for me if I use the UTF-8
> implementation from inputenc, ie
I can confirm this. Let me try to figure out why I wanted to use
So this is starting to look like a bug in
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