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Re: UTF-8 encoding of changelog files

On Wed, May 16, 2007 at 06:01:40PM -0400, Lennart Sorensen wrote:
> On Wed, May 16, 2007 at 02:53:09PM -0700, Russ Allbery wrote:
> > Lennart Sorensen <lsorense@csclub.uwaterloo.ca> writes:
> > Yes.

> 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
> me.

If you give names, perhaps someone can double-check them for you.

> > 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)

Yes, it is.  I guess you'll want to go reread the spec. :)

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