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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.

Pack­ageucs
Ver­sion2.2
Copy­right2001 Do­minique Un­ruh
2011, 2012 Wolf­gang Jeltsch
Main­tainerWolf­gang Jeltsch
Do­minique Un­ruh (in­ac­tive)

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