On Thu, 15 May 2008, Will Robertson wrote:
> I think I'd like to propose a "forwards compatibility" disabling in this
> package that detects the presence of XeTeX or LuaTeX (or Aleph or Omega if
> there's any continued use of those programs) and finishes gracefully without
> trying to turn the UTF8 octets into active chars. The package can still serve
> the useful purpose of switching the input encoding of the document (in XeTeX
> at least).
Just trying to understand your proposal...
Are your proposing something like this at the beginning of inputenc.sty:
? If so, is there a simple implementation of \ifThisIsXeTeX ?