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SubjectRe: OT: character encodings (was: Linux 2.6.20-rc4)

On Jan 7 2007 18:21, Alan wrote:
>> So, in short, UTF-8 is all fine and dandy if your _entire_ universe
>> is UTF-8 enabled. If you're operating in a mixed charset environment
>> it's one bloody big pain in the butt.
>Net ASCII is 7bit and is 1:1 mapped with UTF-8 unicode. It's just old
>broken 8bit encodings that are problematic.
>The kernel maintainers/help/config pretty consistently use UTF8

I've seen a lot of places that don't do so. Want a patch?

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