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Re: D-I and UTF-8

On Mon, Feb 02, 2004 at 06:39:47PM +0100, Nikolai Prokoschenko wrote:
> I must have missed the discussion, as this question should have been
> raised several times: If the first stage of the installer uses UTF-8
> anyway, wouldn't it be wiser to configure the second step also into
> UTF-8 and thus make UTF-8 the default encoding?
> BTW, I know the console is currently almost uncapable of UTF-8, but
> anyway -- it won't ever be, as I see it... Redhat has done the step,
> what should be done, so that Debian can also?

Let's make sure we don't make the same mistake as Red Hat of making
UTF-8 the default in advance of good software support for it. Red Hat's
premature decision caused *lots* of problems.

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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