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

Roger Leigh <rleigh@codelibre.net> writes:

> 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.

I don't think this is a good idea.  There are a lot of legacy ISO 8859-1
or KOI8-R or SJIS documents out there and people who work with those
documents may prefer to continue to operate in that locale.

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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