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Bug#687249: debian-installer: Missing time zone region

Control: reassign 687249 localechooser
Control: tags 687249 + pending

Christian PERRIER, le Wed 12 Sep 2012 19:11:21 +0200, a écrit :
> 	# Bubulle 5/25/2004 We should find a way to avoid enforcing ASCII here
> 	if ($country !~ /^[-_A-Za-z0-9 !@#$%^&Z*()-_+={};:'",.<>?|]+$/) {
> 		print STDERR "I: skipping country $country; not ASCII\n";
> 		next;
> 	}
> Frankly speaking, I have no idea why, in 2004, we decided to drop
> choices with non ASCII characters. I guess this is because of some
> limitation of debconf or po-debconf at that time. Or maybe because we
> have interfaces where only "pure" ASCII is possible.

I guess gettext was perhaps just not ready for UTF-8 at the time? I had
to add [encoding: UTF-8] in the po template, and then it worked fine.


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