[tex-live] characters > 127 in .dtx and .sty files

Elie Roux elie.roux at telecom-bretagne.eu
Thu Dec 24 09:40:47 CET 2009

Karl Berry a écrit :
> No (that would have been a pointless change to make).  I changed the
> script (ctan2tds) to build the package differently; specifically, using
> latex -translate-file=empty.tcx to process the dtx.  This was already
> necessary in one other case (extpfeil).


Good to know! I'll try to detect other packages like this (if they 
exist), and I'll ask to add them as exceptions too in the script.

> Anyone who merely uses such a "quick explanation" is highly unlikely to
> produce a usable archiv, which will make more work for everyone.  You
> have to be intimately familiar with what is needed to get it right.
> This is a big part of the problem.
> So, my wish is that you do not try to promulgate .tds.zip among authors
> at large

Ok! Florent, no need to build .tds.zip finally...

Thank you,

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