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Bug#701081: debian-policy: mandate an encoding for filenames in binary packages

On Tue, Mar 05, 2013 at 10:45:35AM +0000, Roger Leigh wrote:
> Which locales don't currently have charsets mapping to Unicode?
> Could we remove the non-UTF-8 locales which /do/ have complete
> UTF-8 coverage and replace them with aliases?  That would at least
> achieve the transition for the vast majority of locales.

The way locales work, this would prevent people to read text files written
under such an encoding. Not an option I think.

Bill. <ballombe@debian.org>

Imagine a large red swirl here. 

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