[OS X TeX] Textencoding MacOS Roman vs UTF-8

Peter Dyballa Peter_Dyballa at Web.DE
Sun Nov 21 17:26:42 EST 2004

Am 21.11.2004 um 17:19 schrieb Friedrich Vosberg:

> Morning.
> What encoding do you use and why? I think, the MacOS Roman/applemac 
> encoding is very specific and unique. And UTF-8 is more compatible. 
> But I'm really a greenhorn concerning that matter.


Mac OS X is UTF-8 based (as Linux or MS Windows meanwhile too). 
Meaning: text is Unicode. Unicode starts with ISO Latin-1/15. So make 
it easy and use T1 in (La)TeX. Because it's (almost) everywhere meaning 
the same and showing up as the same.



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