[tex-live] clash between babel (french), hyperref and \cite on keys with a colon character

bnb at ams.org bnb at ams.org
Mon Sep 22 18:51:08 CEST 2014

On Mon, 22 Sep 2014, Vincent Lefevre wrote:

    On 2014-09-22 16:34:21 +0100, Robin Fairbairns wrote:
    > [...]

    > and indeed, what's wrong with switching off active status before use of
    > a punctuation mark in a macro?
    > imo, the only _real_ solution involves switching to a "cleverer"
    > tex-like processor.

    I've just tried lualatex (to compare), but the PDF bookmarks are
    displayed as if ISO-8859-1 were used, while the source is in UTF-8.

    And xelatex seems fine.

    Now, perhaps the use of pdflatex should be discouraged in a visible

while this is an admirable goal, there
are still some fairly active publishers
whose workflow depends intimately on
pdflatex.  yes, they will, in due time,
be dragged kicking and screaming into
this century, but to force this prematurely
is only going to make publication prices
rise, as manual labor to apply the
necessary adjustments is expensive.
						-- bb

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