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Help needed on utf8-migration-tool

From Martin-Éric Racine's (Q-Funk) blog. Anyone on this list interested in 
picking this up?
It may even be possible to convince the RMs to allow it in Etch as it 
definitely has relevance for the release...


From the Debian Bug #374997 department:
* Package name    : utf8-migration-tool
  Version         : 0.4
  Upstream Authors: Tollef Fog Heen, Martin-Éric Racine
* URL : http://q-funk.iki.fi/debian/pool/u/utf8-migration-tool/
* License         : GPL
  Programming Lang: Python, GTK2+
  Description     : tool to migrate a Debian system to UTF-8
This wizard upgrades legacy system locales to their UTF-8 equivalent. It 
also informs users whenever files in their home directory still utilize 
legacy encodings.

This started as an Ubuntu tool to enable easy migration to UTF-8 for both 
locale settings and user file encodings. Tollef says that since Ubuntu 
has been UTF-8 by default for a few releases already, they are not likely 
to further develop it and invited me to take over development, so I have.
I have found this tool very useful to help me locate remaining files in my 
home directory that are still in a legacy encoding and to check system 
files for UTF-8 locales utilization.

Given how Etch is going to be the first Debian release with UTF-8 locales 
by default, I figure that it could be a useful migration tool for others 
as well.

Since I'm currently paring down my involvement in Free Software, I never 
got around fixing the GTK annoyance reported by Denis Barbier and thus 
enver uploaded the package to the NEW queue so, if anybody is interested 
in picking up this package's maintenance, please do so by responding to 
the above bug.

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