[tex-live] moving ucs back to -recommended

Vedran Miletić rivanvx at gmail.com
Wed Mar 10 10:38:17 CET 2010

2010/3/10 Norbert Preining <preining at logic.at>:
> Hi everyone,
> >From a Debian bug report:
> ----- Forwarded message from Decklin Foster <decklin at red-bean.com> -----
>> Somewhere between Lenny and now, ucs.sty was moved from -recommended
>> to -extra. As UTF-8 support is (I believe) a release goal, I would
> ----- End forwarded message -----
> I somehow agree that making inputting utf8 with -recommended would be
> a nice thing. I don't want to dig through the dependencies now, but
> are there any specific reasons why we moved ucs package to latexextra?

Aside from already mentioned things, ucs also breaks pdf title, author
and keywords. It gets stuff like
[Pleaseinsert\〰ぐrerenderUnicode{Ž}intopreamble] for every non-ASCII

I would keep it in extra.


Vedran Miletić

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