[tex-live] Bug#571679: moving ucs back to -recommended

Philipp Stephani st_philipp at yahoo.de
Wed Mar 10 11:18:13 CET 2010

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> Von: Robin Fairbairns <Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk>
> An: Norbert Preining <preining at logic.at>
> CC: Manuel =?iso-8859-15?Q?P=E9gouri=E9-Gonnard?= <mpg at elzevir.fr>; 571679 at bugs.debian.org; texlive at tug.org
> Gesendet: Mittwoch, den 10. März 2010, 10:45:57 Uhr
> Betreff: Re: [tex-live] Bug#571679: moving ucs back to -recommended
> fwiw, the only european language omitted from utf8, afaik, is greek.
> as an (indirect) result, i've never actually used utf8.

Are you talking about utf8 or utf8x (≈ ucs) here? The former is part of the LaTeX kernel; the latter has not been improved since 2004 and is unsupported, perhaps it should even be added to the l2tabu document. If you want Greek, Japanese or similar, you probably should not be using pdfTeX at all.

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