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

On Tue, Sep 02, 2003 at 18:18:39 +0200, Josip Rodin wrote:

> Your proposal says "the control fields". Description is just one, what about
> all the others? (If it was your intent to only do this for descriptions, why
> doesn't the proposal say so?)

I think there should be one encoding for the entire file, anything else
is stupid. The other control fields (other than maintainer, description,
uploaders) currently don't need multi-byte characters, so I see no need
to exclude them here.

Kind regards,


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