[tex-live] bug in TeX Live Utility
Adam R. Maxwell
amaxwell at mac.com
Sun Jul 12 22:39:48 CEST 2009
On Jul 12, 2009, at 1:28 PM, Adam R. Maxwell wrote:
> On Jul 12, 2009, at 12:53 PM, Artemio Gonzalez Lopez wrote:
>> I just wanted to report a cosmetic glitch, namely that in many (if
>> not all) of the windows you get when you click on "Info"
>> apostrophes (' or ") are replaced by funny symbols like 'ae'.
> Interesting. In /usr/local/texlive/2009/tlpkg/tlpobj/
> dancers.tlpobj, the word 'character' in the last line of longdesc is
> surrounded by single quotes (Unicode 0x2018 and 0x2019). Using
> `tlmgr show dancers` in Terminal, I see small a with circumflex for
> each quote mark.
> TLU uses `tlmgr show` for the info panel, and tries to interpret the
> output as UTF-8. If it's not valid UTF-8, MacRoman is assumed,
> since it's gapless and you'll always get something out of it. In
> this case, the .tlpobj info appears to be reencoded incorrectly
> before I get it.
in tlmgr.pl 'fixes' this problem, but I've no idea how it should be
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