[tex-live] cp8bit and old bugs

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Thu Sep 18 14:16:17 CEST 2003

At 12:58 18/09/2003 +0400, Vladimir Volovich wrote:

>in LaTeX, one doesn't need TCX nor enctex nor even 8-bit output to
>files. other macro packages are not as advanced as latex and use
>non-portable solutions (which are not really multilingual, BTW).

i suppose that you're joking -)

it has to with decisions on how/what to expand when writing to files; in 
context this is under user control; sometimes you want to expand, sometimes 
you definitely don't; i'm not that sure if other macropackages give you 
that much control, anyhow, it's off topic

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