[NTG-context] Unicode chars and \insertpages (Win7)

Hans Hagen j.hagen at xs4all.nl
Sat May 30 19:38:55 CEST 2020

On 5/30/2020 6:49 PM, Pablo Rodriguez wrote:
> On 5/29/20 9:45 AM, Hans Hagen wrote:
>> On 5/28/2020 9:49 PM, Pablo Rodriguez wrote:
>>>     [...]
>>>       \insertpages[ξ_file.pdf]
>>> Using latest on Linux, it works perfectly fine. On Windows (I’m still on
>>> Win7), it doesn’t work unless I replace "ξ" with an ASCII character.
>>> Could this be fixed or is it really a limiatation of Windows?
>> It depends on the version and engine. [...]
>> In luametatex things are different. There all windows specific
>> operations have wide-character support, that is, the utf8 goes via utf16
>> and codepages and such: filenames, environment variables, command line
>> arguments, whatever.
> Hans,
> sorry for the late reply.
> I reported this because I use LuaMetaTeX and I thought Unicode was fully
> available for Windows.
>> That said: I never use non-ascii non-spacy names ... it's the most
>> portable.
> This was my first file with an exception to that rule.
ah, i see, i need to enable something (i never came to doing that 
because it's a new feature of the pdf lib)

it needs testign but i can't send you a test file because your mail host 
doesn't accept our mails (bounce) and i'm not going to waste time 
figuring that out


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