Re: Bug#701081: debian-policy: mandate an encoding for filenames in binary packages
Roger Leigh <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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 (email@example.com) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>