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

Stephan Hochhaus stephan at yauh.de
Mon Nov 22 14:08:58 EST 2004

Am 22.11.2004 um 19:12 schrieb Juergen Fenn:

>> It didn't support all unicode characters the last time I checked. I
>> had to use ucs.sty[1] in order to process all chars correctly.
> So ucs.sty works alright? It is sufficiently reliable?
I read it doesn't support all unicode characters yet. According to the 
discussion on the German list LaTeX is only capable of UTF-8, not 16, 
so that may explain the limitations of ucs.sty. I couldn't really tell 
if ucs.sty works reliably enough for others, it worked very well for 
me. But then again, I am no expert who can tell if there weren't any 

>> I remember a thread on this topic on the German Language TeX Users
>> Group a couple of weeks ago..
> Thanks, I will google for this later.
I couldn't find it in Google, the thread was called 
"Unicode-Information" and initiated by Albrecht Mehl on November 3rd.


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