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Re: UTF-8 in jessie

On Mon, Aug 12, 2013 at 02:51:52AM +0200, Adam Borowski wrote:
> I propose the following sub-goals:
> 1. all programs should, in their default configuration, accept UTF-8 input
>    and pass it through uncorrupted.  Having to manually specify encoding
>    is acceptable only in a programmatic interface, GUI/std{in,out,err}/
>    command line/plain files should work with nothing but LC_CTYPE.
> 2. all GUI/curses/etc programs should be able to display UTF-8 output where
>    appropriate
> 3. all file names must be valid UTF-8
> 4. all text files should be encoded in UTF-8

5. All programs consuning UTF8 Text must understand a BOM.

Florian Lohoff                                                 f@zz.de

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