[tex-live] Technical showstoppers for TL2003

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Mon Sep 15 17:05:51 CEST 2003

On Mon, 15 Sep 2003, Karl Berry wrote:
> Here is my new proposed change in texmfmp.c to accomplish this:
>   if (!translate_filename)
>     translate_filename = "cp8bit.tcx";
>   read_char_translation_file ();
> This way, users won't be tempted to change the "default" coding system
> to a non-trivial mapping.  But users who must have the 7-bit behavior
> can rename cp8bit.tcx.

I would suggest loading default.tcx instead of cp8bit.tcx. This way
people can adapt permanently to their preferred way, without using cmd
line arguments.

> Ok?  Can everyone agree on this?  I don't claim it is the cleanest or


Best wishes


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