Re: UTF-8 in jessie (debhelper and BOM)
On Tue, Aug 13, 2013 at 01:44:03PM +0900, Osamu Aoki wrote:
> But I do not understand goal #5. Why "MUST"? Do you have rationale?
> On Mon, Aug 12, 2013 at 03:50:19PM +0200, Florian Lohoff wrote:
> > On Mon, Aug 12, 2013 at 02:51:52AM +0200, Adam Borowski wrote:
> > > I propose the following sub-goals:
> > > 4. all text files should be encoded in UTF-8
> Yes. But it will be nice to have some support by dh_installdocs :-)
> > 5. All programs consuming UTF8 Text must understand a BOM.
> I agree as "SHOULD" but should we state "MUST"?
Please note the number of '>' markers.
It is not part of my proposal, and the discussion in this thread, me
included, seems to be pretty hostile to adding BOMs.