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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Check charset in scripts/checkpatch.pl
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    On Fri, 2007-07-06 at 00:08 -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
    > On Fri, 06 Jul 2007 03:01:03 -0400 David Woodhouse <dwmw2@infradead.org> wrote:
    >
    > > Reject all legacy 8-bit character sets and allow only ASCII or UTF-8 to
    > > be added to files or used in patch descriptions.
    >
    > What is the reasoning behind this?

    The character set used by the kernel is UTF-8. So we should check for
    people trying to add invalid stuff in other character sets. There's no
    way for them to _label_ legacy character sets as such; it's not like
    MIME email where we can use a different charset for every mail and
    expect people to cope. We need to be consistent.

    > > Signed-off-by: David Woodhouse <dwmw2@infradead.org>
    > >
    > > Signed-off-by: asd
    >
    > Jekyll & Hyde?

    Oops. I prepended that to the output of 'git-diff' just to make
    checkpatch happy. And then forgot about it when I inserted the text file
    into my mailer.

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    dwmw2

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