[tex-live] packages with characters > 127

Elie Roux elie.roux at telecom-bretagne.eu
Thu Dec 31 20:05:39 CET 2009

David Kastrup a écrit :
> It would be \usepackage[utf8]{luainputenc} or similar.  And the "native
> utf8" is strictly incompatible with LaTeX, so it is reasonable to _not_
> make lualatex provide a different dialect by default unless the input
> file specifies this.

What I understand by "native utf8" is utf8 with no active character, to 
use directly with unicode fonts. It's the case of most documents made 
with XeLaTeX (with no inputenc option, and inputenc not even loaded), so 
it seems reasonable to say that it's not strictly incompatible with 
LaTeX... And I think it's a good thing, it should be the same for 
LuaLaTeX, as most users will use it with fontspec in the future, like 

> I don't see why this goal should be abolished when using LuaTeX.

Then I don't see why this goal has been abolished when using XeTeX... 
ok, all of this is a hack because LaTeX is frozen and there is no 
replacement... but I don't see any other solution...

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