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

On Tue, Sep 02, 2003 at 00:50:34 +0200, Josip Rodin wrote:

> > Anyway I fail to see which problems arise with this proposal, could someone
> > enlighten me?
> It's too broad. Has anyone tested if the packaging system correctly
> processes double-byte information everywhere?

I had no problems reading mbc descriptions with dpkg and apt so far. Is
there some special test I should do?

And yes, iso-8859-1 descriptions look wrong in an utf-8 terminal, but I
can read them even so until they get fixed.

Kind regards,


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