[Fedora-packaging] UTF-8 package names

Nicolas Mailhot nicolas.mailhot at laposte.net
Tue Feb 26 19:48:11 UTC 2008

Le mardi 26 février 2008 à 13:49 -0500, Bill Nottingham a écrit :
> Bill Nottingham (notting at redhat.com) said: 
> > The biggest issue I could see is that any issues in handling such a package
> > would need to be fixed *everywhere* that package is deployed, whether it
> > be current Fedora, earlier Fedora, or EPEL. It may not be practical to
> > deploy such fixes everywhere.
> Consider, for example, that such a package breaks bugzilla. Although I
> suppose that's one way to avoid getting bug reports.

The latest bugzilla versions are supposed to be UTF-8 compatible.
Previous ones are just an encoding mess.

Nicolas Mailhot
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