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Re: Bug#522776: debian-policy: mandate existence of a standardised UTF-8 locale

On Fri, Sep 03, 2010 at 04:20:27PM +0200, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> Roger Leigh, le Fri 03 Sep 2010 14:52:39 +0100, a écrit :
> > On Fri, Sep 03, 2010 at 01:37:24AM +0200, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> > > without any convergence.
> > 
> > I think reading back through the entire log,
> Thanks for having done it!
> > people who were initially
> > rather opposed to the proposal did come around once they appreciated
> > exactly what the changes would be, and why they were needed.
> Ok.  There was still a question of en_US.UTF-8 vs C.UTF-8, but I believe
> the "en_US.UTF-8 is fine enough" argument doesn't hold any more since
> some other people say that it isn't for them.
> > There were no objections to having a UTF-8 locale installed and
> > available by default, just to it *being* the default.  Taking this
> > first small step is IMO important to do, preferably for squeeze if
> > possible.  Since it's a tiny one-liner change, this should be no
> > trouble in getting this done.
> I believe so too, I just didn't want to push it too much, but yes, I
> believe that's something that shouldn't break Squeeze at all.

That's not something allowed anymore at this period of the freeze, you
will have to get an exception from the release team first.

Aurelien Jarno	                        GPG: 1024D/F1BCDB73
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