> hyperref already reencodes bookmark strings with setting
> pdfencoding=auto. The bookmark string is construced in
> Unicode encoding. Then the reencoding to PDFDocEncoding is tried.
> If successful the result string is used, otherwise the Unicode string.
> For the reencoding stuff package stringenc is used and don't need
> to be expandable for hyperref.
Thank you Heiko. The stringenc package provides _many_ different
encodings. Can you point me to which are useful for pdf purposes? I
guess that most "iso-..." and "cp..." encodings are an overkill for a
Also, when you say "Unicode encoding", I presume that this means
native strings for XeTeX and LuaTeX, but what about pdfTeX? Do you use
"UTF-16" (if so, LE or BE?), or some other UTF?