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Re: Bug#208011: [PROPOSAL] UTF-8 encoding for debian/control

On Monday 01 September 2003 17:56, Andrew Suffield wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 31, 2003 at 04:59:43PM +0200, Denis Barbier wrote:
> > Some control files contain non-ASCII characters, there is no reason not
> > to mandate UTF-8 instead of random encodings.
> It will display incorrectly on the vast majority of workstations. Few
> people are using UTF-8 terminals.

What do you think is happening when you display random encodings on a 
ISO-8859-1 terminal ?
Either you choose to mandate UTF-8, or you choose to forbid any encoding other 
than ASCII7.


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