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Bug#441821: marked as done (libxfixes-dev: UTF-8 encoded man page)

Your message dated Wed, 12 Sep 2007 01:40:01 +0200
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and subject line Bug#441821: libxfixes-dev: Apologies, false positive
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Package: libxfixes-dev
Version: 1:4.0.3-2
Severity: minor

The following manpages in your package appear to be UTF-8 encoded:


According to Colin Watson, "With some exceptions for Far Eastern
languages, manual pages should not at present be encoded using UTF-8.
As such, it's reasonable to file bugs against packages attempting to
use UTF-8 where it is not yet supported."

Hence I'm filing this bug. The solution for now seems to be to encode
the pages as 7-bit ASCII, using the appropriate *roff sequences to
produce accented characters.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: lenny/sid
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (700, 'testing'), (600, 'unstable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.21-2-686 (SMP w/1 CPU core)
Locale: LANG=en_GB.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_GB.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages libxfixes-dev depends on:
ii  libx11-dev                    2:1.0.3-7  X11 client-side library (developme
ii  libxfixes3                    1:4.0.3-2  X11 miscellaneous 'fixes' extensio
ii  x11-common                    1:7.2-5    X Window System (X.Org) infrastruc
ii  x11proto-fixes-dev            4.0-2      X11 Fixes extension wire protocol

libxfixes-dev recommends no packages.

-- no debconf information

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Reuben Thomas wrote:
> Package: libxfixes-dev
> Version: 1:4.0.3-2
> Followup-For: Bug #441821
> I believe the UTF-8 characters occur only in comments, which is not a
> problem.

Right, closing.


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