Bug#160827: syntax of the maintainer name in the Maintainer: field
[Branden removed from the Cc after much deliberation]
> Given that the control file is 7-bit pseudo-822, and has the same issues
> as mail headers (i.e. presented before any C-T header) is there any
> reason not to follow RFC2047 for the representation of non US-ASCII
> maintiner names?
I think the objections on this front are that it's not directly
human-readable. Of course, neither is Felix Kr�ger,
Dagfinn Ilmari Manns�ker, or R�mi Perrot, since I'm using UTF-8.
> The alternative convention of a" or "a for ä is only really workable for
> ISO latin.
It's ugly too.