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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] UTF-8ifying the kernel source
    On Thu, 4 Mar 2004, David Eger wrote:

    > Here you find the first of several patches to convert the kernel
    > source from ISO Latin-1 to UTF-8. I'm working on the files that didn't
    > auto-convert easily; comments welcome ;-)
    > First, some statistics!
    > In Linux 2.6.3, there are:
    > 15860 clean 7-bit ASCII files
    > 274 text files are not 7-bit clean
    > 38 of these 274 files are not auto-convertible -- either they are not ISO
    > Latin-1 or the high octets appear within the actual code (not comments).
    > This first patch applies to help files, documentation, and comments which
    > are trivially correct ISO Latin-1 => UTF-8 conversions. The work I have
    > left to do is summarized below.

    That will be of a great help for the future developers that will edit
    kernel sources in Microsoft Word.

    [a large collection of expletives in multiple languages and charsets is
    skipped here]

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