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Bug#292330: use UTF-8 by default

On Mon, Jun 18, 2007 at 10:48:04AM +0100, Pierre Habouzit wrote:
> multi-byte one would be really really bad (as you would end up with e.g.
> strings split in the middle of a point code, *brrr* you definitely don't
> want that).

  I wasn't clear it seems, but what I mean is if a programs assumes he's
dealing with ascii, it may end up splitting strings in the middle of a
codepoint if it's in fact an utf-8 string. That's why a C.utf-8 is a
very bad idea.
·O·  Pierre Habouzit
··O                                                madcoder@debian.org
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