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Re: LaTeX's internal char prepresentation (UTF8 or Unicode?)

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Mon, 12 Feb 2001 01:05:20 +0330

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 On Sun, 11 Feb 2001, Frank Mittelbach wrote: > - it clearly can't provide the answer for chars not existing in unicode There are also ones that will most probably never get into Unicode, like the dotless j. > - and it clearly can't provide the answer for math Unicode recommends modifiers for the unified math symbols, which will become something like \mathmakelonger{\rightarrow} internally. > yes and no, I tried to explain that there are limitations posed by the current > implementation of the major underlying formatter (ie TeX) which you can't > easily overcome and even if you do: which then needs a long time to get > actually being deployed at sites that have not much use for anything other > than ASCII plus perhaps a few accents. I understand. But the situation is different now. These days, developers do something interesting: they add an eye candy features (take support for some new image format in YAP), and they user updates the whole system and automatically gets all latest things. --roozbeh