Re: Bug#228486: Apology to german users required in the release notes
Michael Stone <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Don't be an ass. I replied with a real technical reason why you might
> not want hordes of people switching to UTF-8 and you suggest *that* as a
> reasonable response? I had thought better of you.
Actually that's not a "real technical reason". If you could point to
a package with a bug that would be a serious problem if people used
UTF-8, then that would be a real technical reason. But saying "it
isn't required for sarge" doesn't mean that it actually doesn't
FWIW, I use a UTF-8 locale on sarge and sid exclusively, and I have
seen no multibyte-related problems.