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Bug#542449: debbugs: cannot retitle with UTF-8 characters in new title


On Wed, 2009-08-19 at 12:08:39 -0700, Don Armstrong wrote:
> retitle 542449 make sure strings sent to control have the utf8 flag on
> severity 542449 minor
> thanks

Sorry about the severity, forgot to set it to minor.

> On Wed, 19 Aug 2009, Guillem Jover wrote:
> > I was trying to retitle a bug report but it failed due to using the
> > UTF-8 “” quotes. This is the returned error message:
> > 
> > ,---
> > Processing commands for control@bugs.debian.org:
> > 
> > > retitle 541734 sg3-utils: Use dh_prep instead of previous “dh_clean -k”
> > Failed to set the title of 541734: Non-printable characters are not allowed in bug titles.
> Using the pretty quotes is kind of silly, but regardless, this is a
> bug that probably should be fixed.

Sure thing, it's only that I used them w/o thinking and given that
they work in other places was just surprised to see them not work


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