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

On Wed, Sep 03, 2003 at 01:55:45AM +0200, Denis Barbier wrote:
> > 	This is a copout.  If the field is not supposed to have non
> >  ascii characters (since the tool chain can not yet handle them), then
> >  policy should not be specifying the encoding of these illegal
> >  characters. 
> Wrong logic.
> For instance changelog.Debian encoding is specified, but there are
> areas where accented letters are invalid, as in package names.

I regret not proofreading that proposal. Ambiguities happen when policy
language is amended on a hunch...

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