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Re: [GuidelinesChange] UTF8 filenames

Le mardi 10 avril 2007 à 10:08 -0700, Toshio Kuratomi a écrit :
> A new Guideline has been added to the Encoding section:
> '''
> Non-ASCII Filenames
> Filenames that contain non-ASCII characters must be encoded as UTF-8.
> Since there's no way to note which encoding the filename is in, using
> the same encoding for all filenames is the best way to ensure users can
> read the filenames properly. If upstream ships filenames that are not
> encoded in UTF-8 you can use a utility like convmv (from the convmv
> package) to convert the filename in your %install section.
> '''
> This change was approved by the Fedora Packaging Committee and ratified 
> by FESCO.

Shouldn't this be clarified as 7-bit ASCII ? Many people think ASCII ~
8-bit ISO-8859-1

Good ISO-8859-1 can be bad UTF-8


Nicolas Mailhot

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