[tex-live] enquiry regarding Ukrainian "i"

Robin Fairbairns Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk
Tue Dec 3 11:21:01 CET 2013

Zdenek Wagner <zdenek.wagner at gmail.com> wrote:

> The source of the problem seems to be in
> texmf-dist/tex/latex/cmap/t2a.cmap, I do not see the mapping for "i"
> in it. Maybe it should be reported to the maintainer of the cmap
> package. The cmap package adds the maps per encoding, so if you type
> English with T1 or OT1 encoded font and Ukrainian with T2A encoded
> font, it should work.

cmap _can't_ help, since both latin i-dot and cyrillic i-dot are mapped
to the same code point by the t2a encoding.  cmap _can't_ be modified to
take account of user input, aiui.

as i said, imo the only way forward is to proceed using unicode.

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