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Re: [d-i] Extended 'Description' fields in control files

> sure, still valid UTF-8, but it's UTF-8 for what the UTF-8 is if
> interpreted according to Latin1. I thought dpkg didn't assume anything
> at all about the encoding in control files? That it expected us-ascii
> and damn everyone who didn't follow that. Can I fix this somehow, or are
> we doomed to having several encodings in the file because we can't do
> UTF-8?

I don't think it is a workable solution to have Description-xx fields encoding on
8-bit encoding.

Could we move that out of Description-xx: lines to 
generate some kind of po file?


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