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Re: Desktop Specification 0.9.4 *final* draft ;)



On Mon, Jul 14, 2003 at 07:38:56PM +0000, Richard Moore wrote:
> On Monday 14 July 2003 01:29, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> > On Mon, Jul 14, 2003 at 12:00:00AM +0000, Richard Moore wrote:
> > > localestring	Are these always going to be UTF-8? Would it be worth having
> > > a hook to allow support for other encodings to be added in future?
> >
> > The encoding is determined by the Encoding= field, if it's
> > Legacy-Mixed then the encoding of localestring is determined by the
> > locale of the string (as given in the table in the spec), if it's
> > UTF-8 then the file is all UTF-8.
> 
> That's not what the 0.9.4 draft spec says, at the end of the 'Character set 
> encoding of the file' section it says 'The encoding for values of type 
> localestring is UTF-8.'
> 

The spec is confused then, I'm pretty sure.

Heinrich maybe you could clarify this in your patch: 
"The encoding for values of type localestring is determined by the
Encoding field."

Havoc


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