Re: Bug#208011: [PROPOSAL] UTF-8 encoding for debian/control
On Wed, Sep 03, 2003 at 01:55:45AM +0200, Denis Barbier wrote:
> > This is a copout. If the field is not supposed to have non
> > ascii characters (since the tool chain can not yet handle them), then
> > policy should not be specifying the encoding of these illegal
> > characters.
> Wrong logic.
> For instance changelog.Debian encoding is specified, but there are
> areas where accented letters are invalid, as in package names.
I regret not proofreading that proposal. Ambiguities happen when policy
language is amended on a hunch...
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