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Re: UTF-8 for debian/control

Adeodato Simó <dato@the-barrel.org> writes:

> * Roland Stigge [Sun, 06 Nov 2005 23:41:21 +0100]:
>> when feeding the data from the Sources file into a script that
>> implicitly checks for UTF-8 consistency (a Python lib), the following
>> packages happen to include byte sequences that are no valid UTF-8:
>     http://lintian.debian.org/reports/Tdebian-control-file-uses-obsolete-national-encoding.html
>     http://lintian.debian.org/reports/Tdebian-changelog-file-uses-obsolete-national-encoding.html

IMO they should all get important bugs filed against them, which
should be upgraded to serious as soon as this is fully mandated by
Policy (what happened to the proposal for that we discussed last year?
I don't recall any objections).


Roger Leigh
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