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

On Jan 8 2007 14:17, Tim Pepper wrote:
> On 1/8/07, Pavel Machek <pavel@ucw.cz> wrote:
>> On Sun 2007-01-07 22:30:55, Alan wrote:
>> > I think that would be a good idea - and add it to the coding/docs
>> > specs
>> > that documentation is UTF-8. Code should IMHO say 7bit though.
>>
>> Yes, yes, please.
>>
>> I have been flamed when someone tried to do 8bit patch, and I was
>> trying to NAK it...
>
> Could this get put in Documentation/CodingStyle?

Someone do that.

> And an item added to
> the kernel janitors' list to fix up 8bit files? Last I looked trying

That's already been just done by me. http://lkml.org/lkml/2007/1/8/222

> to decided if there was a standard here I found a mish-mash of
> encodings based output of file vs Linus' git tree.

-`J'
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