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

Jonathan Kew jonathan at jfkew.plus.com
Tue Jan 13 18:13:33 CET 2009

On 13 Jan 2009, at 17:04, Norbert Preining wrote:

> On Di, 13 Jan 2009, Martin Schröder wrote:
>> ConTeXt MkIV and XeLaTeX are no options?
> Not really, it is about a translation for a QGIS documentation, and
> probably later on more documents. The OS community there convinced the
> Georgian government to use OS in schools and and and, and now  
> everything
> will be translated. I met some of those guys in Tbilisi, and then they
> contacted me for help on QGIS manual.
> But I am halfway through already, a first .pdf of the 200+ pages doc  
> is
> running through latex, with loads of errors and bad hacking, but it
> is...

If it's Georgian text encoded as utf-8, with LaTeX markup, then  
running it through xelatex with a Unicode Georgian font should be  
pretty trivial. Just remove inputenc, add fontspec to select a  
suitable font, and you're done. :)


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