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Re: Status of UTF-8 Debian changelogs

On Thu, Jun 05, 2003 at 02:23:36PM +0200, Josip Rodin wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 05, 2003 at 01:35:38PM +0200, Jérôme Marant wrote:
> >   I've seen some UTF-8-encoded debian/changelog files but I haven't
> >   seen anything mentioning it is allowed in Debian Policy.
> > 
> >   According to #174982, the proposal has been accepted but the bug
> >   is still open. When is this planned for?

> Ahm. You need it written in the Policy manual to use a 16-bit charset?

.... multibyte encoding.  If they were using a 16-bit character set,
we'd have to kill them for creating files that can't be processed as
C strings. :)

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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