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Re: RPM submission script



seth vidal <skvidal phy duke edu>:
> take the Description field of cups and try to encode it in utf-8.
> 
> the (R) next to UNIX is the latin-1 (R) as one byte so you end up having
> to drop the character entirely Unless you provide a mapping, for every
> existent encoding.

Eh?  Did somebody change Unicode so the low 256 chars aren't Latin-1 
while I wasn't looking?

> so mandating utf-8 is great, if you also do it in rpm spec files, and
> filenames, etc, etc, etc.

I think that would actually be a reasonable policy stipulation for Fedora.
But we don't have to settle that argument in order to write fedora-submit.
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		<a href="http://www.catb.org/~esr/";>Eric S. Raymond</a>




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