Re: Bug#522776: debian-policy: mandate existence of a standardised UTF-8 locale
On Sat, Sep 04, 2010 at 12:37:07AM +0200, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> Aurelien Jarno, le Fri 03 Sep 2010 19:16:40 +0200, a écrit :
> > 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 :
> > > > 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.
> Ok. I don't feel any urgency so I won't ask for it myself.
Well, the big advantage to have it in squeeze is that this allows squeeze+1 to rely on
it without worrying with partial upgrades.
For me, the fact that d-i already provides it is a major point in favor of C.UTF-8, because
this show that this actually work and is useful.
Imagine a large red swirl here.