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Bug#143941: define a usable character set for description/maintainer name etc.

Previously Junichi Uekawa wrote:
> apt can handle it, dpkg can handle it, and it gets displayed when it is
> inside a utf-8 terminal.

Which is a very small minority of used terminals.

> Adding character set conversion to apt/dpkg might be a feature, but 
> not a required one.

dpkg-query will start doing it, probably in the 1.11 release or so.


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