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Re: new Contents generator on ftp-master

On 2011-03-12, Tollef Fog Heen <tfheen@err.no> wrote:
> ]] Jakub Wilk 
>| * Torsten Werner <twerner@debian.org>, 2011-03-12, 11:01:
>| >2) The encoding in proper UTF-8. ISO8859-1 filenames are re-coded
>| >automatically. To find out what happens to other encodings is left as an
>| >exercise to the reader. :)
>| What's the point of messing with encodings?
> Probably make it predictable for tools trying to consume the file.

But then it's not at all predictable if the file you want can actually be found
automatically.  You're throwing away information.

I guess UTF8 encoded filenames everywhere could well be a release goal.

Kind regards
Philipp Kern

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