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Date:      Sat, 23 Jul 2011 20:25:10 +0000 (UTC)
From: (Christian Weisgerber)
Subject:   Re: groff && UTF-8
Message-ID:  <j0fan6$1o6g$>
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Matthias Apitz <> wrote:

> The critical part seems to be: the text is UTF-8 and converting this
> to ISO 8859-1 is not an option. It's a Library Management System we
> just ported to Unicode, and we don't want to fall back in printing :-)
> I've checked groff 1.21 from the ports but it seems to understand
> only making UTF-8 output with its driver -Tutf8. Is there a way to make
> it understand UTF-8 as input

Use the preconv(1) command included with groff 1.21, or use the -k
or -K <encoding> options with groff to automatically call preconv.

Christian "naddy" Weisgerber                

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