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Re: And now for something completely different... etch!

On Thu, Jun 09, 2005 at 11:41:09AM +0200, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 08, 2005 at 10:13:00AM +0200, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> > On Jun 07, Roger Leigh <rleigh@whinlatter.ukfsn.org> wrote:
> > > - - The locale codeset should be UTF-8 for all new installs by default.
> > FFS! When will people learn to not mess with other cultures they know
> > nothing about?
> > Feel free to advocate a different default charset for *your* locale, but
> > do not pretend to know what's better for other locales.
> What is the problem with UTF-8 in the Italian locale?

I've been it_IT.UTF-8 for quite a while with no problems.  And I also
get to be able to write the name of my girlfriend, which Latin1 cannot
encode, together with accented Italian words, which BIG5 cannot encode.



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