[tz] Non-ASCII chars in southamerica file
goldsmit at apple.com
Thu Dec 27 18:32:55 UTC 2012
Agreed, UTF-8 would be preferable to ASCII.
On Dec 27, 2012, at 10:28 AM, Mariano Absatz - el Baby <baby at baby.com.ar> wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 13, 2012 at 10:23 PM, Paul Eggert <eggert at cs.ucla.edu> wrote:
> Thanks for catching these problems. Two proposed patches
> are attached. The first fixes the problems by going back to ASCII.
> The second puts in a check for this problem, so that non-ASCII
> bytes like that don't slip into future releases. At some point
> we may well want to add non-ASCII characters, but they should
> be UTF-8 I expect. I've pushed these proposed patches into
> the unofficial experimental repository at github.
> FWIW, as a Spanish speaker (and possibly the author of the mail messages in Spanish which got converted into Latin-1 encoded comments) I vow for UTF-8 encoding rather than mutilation.
> Mariano Absatz - El Baby
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