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CTAN upload and rename: "ucs" replaces "unicode"

Date: April 20, 2012 1:10:03 PM CEST
the daemon alerts me to an eagerly awaited upload: > The following information was provided by the package's contributor. > > Name of contribution: ucs > Author's name: Wolfgang Jeltsch > Package version: 2.0 > Location on CTAN: macros/latex/contrib/ucs/ > Summary description: Extended UTF-8 input encoding support for LaTeX > License type: lppl > >=20 > Announcement text given by the package's contributor: > ---------------------------------------------------------------------- > The ucs package provides advanced support for using UTF-8 as the input > encoding of LaTeX files. It goes much beyond the standard UTF-8 > support of LaTeX. For example, it supports much more characters, > provides facilities for efficiently handling this large number of > characters, and allows glyph production to be controlled by various > options. As a result, the ucs package is also suitable for using > non-ASCII characters when entering mathematical formulas.=20 > > Before version 2.0, the ucs package was called =91unicode=92 in certain > contexts. Starting with version 2.0, it should always be called =91ucs= =92. thanks for the upload; i've installed the package as if it were new, and made an entry for it in the catalogue repository. > Users may view the package catalogue entry at > http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/help/Catalogue/entries/ucs.html > or they may browse the package directory at > http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/ucs/ The new catalogue entry will have appeared on the web by tomorrow morning. Robin Fairbairns For the CTAN team

ucs – Extended UTF-8 input encoding support for

The bundle provides the ucs package, and utf8x.def, together with a large number of support files.

The utf8x.def definition file for use with inputenc covers a wider range of Unicode characters than does utf8.def in the distribution. The package provides facilities for efficient use of its large sets of Unicode characters.

Glyph production may be controlled by various options, which permits use of non-ASCII characters when coding mathematical formulae.

Note that the bundle previously had an alias “unicode”; that alias has now been withdrawn, and no package of that name now exists.

Version2.3 2022-08-07
Copyright2000–2001 Dominique Unruh
2011–2013 Wolfgang Jeltsch
2022 David Carlisle
MaintainerDavid Carlisle
Wolfgang Jeltsch (inactive)
Dominique Unruh (inactive)



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