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Re: support for multilingual Packages files?


At Fri, 06 Jul 2001 08:24:58 +0900,
Tomohiro KUBOTA <tkubota@riken.go.jp> wrote:

> > > there are already some other packages using latin-1, koi8-r and
> > > unindentified japanese encoding in description.
> Please file bug reports for such packages.  I have not noticed existence
> of such packages...

I also found that non-ASCII characters are sometimes used for
Maintainer: field.  I don't know what encoding they use.
I think they should use ASCII characters.
The following list is obtained from Sources.gz for sid today.

Maintainer: Andr* Dahlqvist <andre@debian.org>
Maintainer: Bj*rn Andersson <bjorn@lifix.fi>
Maintainer: Bj*rn Brenander <bjorn@debian.org>
Maintainer: Judica*l Courant <Judicael.Courant@lri.fr>
Maintainer: Krzysztof Krzy*aniak (eloy) <eloy@transilvania.eu.org>
Maintainer: Nicol*s Lichtmaier <nick@debian.org>
Maintainer: R*mi Perrot <rperrot@debian.org>
Maintainer: S*bastien Chaumat <schaumat@debian.org>
Maintainer: Agust*n Mart*n Domingo <agmartin@debian.org>
Maintainer: Javier Vi*uales Guti*rrez <vigu@matrio.com>

Tomohiro KUBOTA <kubota@debian.org>
"Introduction to I18N"  http://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/intro-i18n/

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