[tex-live] [OT] georgian, utf8, inputenc

Robin Fairbairns Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk
Tue Jan 13 17:16:52 CET 2009

Norbert Preining <preining at logic.at> wrote:

> On Di, 13 Jan 2009, Norbert Preining wrote:
> > quick question: Is there a howto how to add support for Georgian to 
> > \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc}? I get:
> Okay .... here is what I have collected. Maybe someone more
> knowledgeable can comment:
> In principle we have to:
> - define an encoding LGA Local Georgian A (maybe there will be B or
>   something, no idea) with locations for the different letters
> - if the above encoding is different from the encoding of the mxedruli
>   fonts used in the document we have to generate a virtual font recoding
>   the mxedruli fonts to the new LGA encoding
> - write an utf8x input encoding definition and compile it into the
>   necessary .def files using the makeunidef.pl script
> Any comments on that?

looks good enough, if painful.

> Should I contact Dominique Unruh from ucs/ut8x? Anyone else who can
> probably help?

you do know he's abandoned the package?  (i.e., it's currently


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