Re: Bug#208011: [PROPOSAL] UTF-8 encoding for debian/control
On Tue, Sep 02, 2003 at 02:37:16PM +0200, Andreas Metzler wrote:
> > It will display incorrectly on the vast majority of workstations. Few
> > people are using UTF-8 terminals.
> I won't contradict you, but almost the same thing applies to
> debian/changelog (dpkg-parsechangelog), nevertheless it is UTF-8 encoded.
The Debian changelog is the first thing we've had Policy say should be UTF-8
-- let's not make it a catch-all precedent until it's been verified to be
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