On Sat, Jan 28, 2012 at 12:36:23AM +0100, Adam Borowski wrote: > On Fri, Jan 27, 2012 at 06:30:11PM +0900, Charles Plessy wrote: > > Le Thu, Jan 26, 2012 at 04:23:00PM +0100, Adam Borowski a écrit : > > > On Thu, Jan 26, 2012 at 12:14:15PM +0100, Jerome BENOIT wrote: > > > > The debian/copyright was corrected as well: > > > > lintian failed to detect non ASCII chars. > > > > > > Because they're perfectly fine. You're not supposed to mangle the names of > > > copyright holders, etc. > > > > > > It should use UTF-8. I somehow can't seem to find a policy paragraph > > > specifying this (an omission?), but at least common sense specifies that :p > > [DEP5] > > Policy §5.1: All control files must be encoded in UTF-8. > > DEP5 isn't mandatory. > > Before requesting this to be added to the policy, I wanted to check how many > packages fail this requirement. > > There are 65, here's dd-list ... and while writing a lintian check, I noticed it's already there: debian-copyright-file-uses-obsolete-national-encoding -- // If you believe in so-called "intellectual property", please immediately // cease using counterfeit alphabets. Instead, contact the nearest temple // of Amon, whose priests will provide you with scribal services for all // your writing needs, for Reasonable and Non-Discriminatory prices.
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