[Dev-luatex] Utf-8 too dominant?

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Tue Mar 27 11:58:28 CEST 2007

Arthur Reutenauer wrote:
>> Instead, LuaTeX barfs on "\^^9d" and similar ASCII _transliterations_
>> of characters which happen to be legal _characters_ in Unicode (though
>> not legal _bytes_ in utf-8).
>   Good spot, I already noticed there was many problems with latex but I
> thought it was mainly due to pattern files (and I gave up very early on
> LaTeX in LuaTeX anyway). I suppose the ^^ notation should yield a UTF-8
> encoded sequence and not an individual byte (XeTeX indeed is perfectly
> happy with it).

It worked before, so I probably messed up something along the way.
It is safe to assume there will be a fix in the next snapshot.


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