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Re: [groff] fonts & Unicode support (was Re: It'is time to modernise "gr
Re: [groff] fonts & Unicode support (was Re: It'is time to modernise "groff")
Thu, 09 Nov 2017 15:09:14 +0000
> Can one still use/combine character from different 'sets' or one is
> limited to vectors covering only 256 characters as handled in the old
> codepage/encodings solutions of which I got my fair-share in the past
> being doomed to use non-ASCII character set?
See preconv(1). It converts the character encoding of files, e.g.
UTF-8, into ISO 8859-1 that groff wants with escapes to handle runes
that aren't in ISO 8859-1.