If the inputenc is used and German umlauts are input directly, they are converted to the LICR representation \"a (etc.). This breaks the sort algorithm of makeindex, for instance. Ginpenc converts umlauts and the sharp-s to the short forms defined by babel, e.g., "a instead, if the text is typeset in German.
The author is Harald Harders.
License: lppl Version: 1.0 Catalogued: 2012-04-29