[OS X TeX] TeX i-Package updated (on Yale only)

Maarten Sneep maarten.sneep at xs4all.nl
Sat Apr 3 05:01:36 EST 2004

On 3 apr 2004, at 11:04, Maarten Sneep wrote:
> On 3 apr 2004, at 10:07, Julien Salort wrote:
>> What is the replacement of ucs' options then ? (ie. mathletters,
>> autogenerated, etc.) Have they become useless or is there a way to 
>> pass
>> them to inputenc ?
> I have no idea, I'm just quoting from the latest latex newsletter. I 
> do not know how they started with their utf8 support, maybe ucs was 
> used as a starting point. Just for fun I downloaded inputenc.dtx from 
> CTAN. I'll try to latex it and see what they've done, it should be 
> documented there.

It turns out the preliminary support for utf8 is in utf8ienc.dtx. It 
seems they didn't base their work on the ucs package. I have no idea of 
the implications of this change, but the utf8ienc.dtx file does give an 
introduction into the problems that are likely to be encountered.


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