Subject: Re: CVS commit: basesrc
To: Soren S. Jorvang <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Perry E. Metzger <email@example.com>
Date: 12/07/1999 17:22:03
"Soren S. Jorvang" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On Tue, Dec 07, 1999 at 02:53:59PM -0500, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
> > "Soren S. Jorvang" <email@example.com> writes:
> > > Modified Files:
> > > basesrc/distrib/notes: Makefile.inc
> > >
> > > Log Message:
> > > Use -Tlatin1 for output.
> > Is that a good idea?
> Some characters (e.g. in names :-) were getting lost.
Yeah, but it totally screws up ordinary formatting characters for
people who don't have latin 1 displays (including things like the
dashes at the ends of lines), and screws up even more for people who
use things like Japanese and similar terminals. International != Latin
Perry Metzger firstname.lastname@example.org
"Ask not what your country can force other people to do for you..."