Re: UTF-8 encoding of changelog files
On Wed, May 16, 2007 at 02:53:09PM -0700, Russ Allbery wrote:
> Lennart Sorensen <email@example.com> writes:
Hmm, well I haven't found one yet and I think I checked 10 so far, all
of which have non ascii characters but none of which appeared valid to
> lintian's is, at least. Many others are these days as well. All of my
> packages have UTF-8 changelog files, although not all actually have
> non-ASCII characters.
Well of course non ascii characters don't have to appear in most
> Yup. Has for years.
> debian-changelog-file-uses-obsolete-national-encoding is the tag.
I wonder how many packages are triggering that right now.
So is this valid utf-8? I don't believe so. If it is I have to go
reread the UTF-8 spec again. :)
4b c4 99 73 74 75 74 69 73 (K..stutis)
(I found this one in base-config from sarge since I happened to have
that one open in a hex editor for checking).