[Dev-luatex] Unicode in \pdfinfo

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Sat Jun 28 01:32:21 CEST 2008

On Fri, Jun 27, 2008 at 11:49:07PM +0200, Hans Hagen wrote:
> Khaled Hosny wrote:
>> \pdfinfo doesn't seem to support Unicode, when I compile the attached
>> example with luatex I get symbols like هصة instead of the proper
>> (Arabic) Unicode strings.
>> Shouldn't luatex default to Unicode here too?
> this is a backend c.q macro package issue ... (btw this can also be done  
>  in pdftex, but i never came to enabling the code in context because  
> there was nothign to test)

I suspected that, since hyperrref with latex does this, but I found that
xetex supports Unicode pdfinfo directly and thought luatex should do
this too. 
Try generating the attached example with xetex.


 Khaled Hosny
 Arabic localizer and member of Arabeyes.org team
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