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Re: RFC: Description text in packages



On Mon, 2008-12-15 at 19:18 +0100, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:

> Red Hat didn't choose UTF-8 over ASCII just to annoy ASCII users. UTF-8
> brings very desirable text features. Letting the ASCII crowd mandate
> avoiding the use of non-ASCII UTF-8 negates the original encoding change
> decision, and brings back the stupid brittle transcoding hacks that
> UTF-8 was supposed to eliminate (as the OP message clearly shows).

When we are talking about paragraph boundaries and lists, that leaves
the area of 'transcoding hacks' and enters the realm or markup. 


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