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RE: Limiting package Name: field to explicit character set

From: Wichmann, Mats D <mats.d.wichmann@intel.com>
Date: Mon 05 Jan 2009 - 18:26:48 CET
Message-ID: <FE028D69955796489B510CE43DBBE80310EC2A34@rrsmsx503.amr.corp.intel.com>
rpm-devel-owner@rpm5.org wrote:
> On Jan 5, 2009, at 12:05 PM, Wichmann, Mats D wrote:
>> Well, there sure are a lot of current packages out there
>> with uppercase characters in the name....
> Bah, uppercase, who needs it?!? Use UTF-128 encoding instead!


> Otherwise noted. And I'll add the ":tolower" (and inverse ":toupper")
> header format extensions instead of failing rpmbuild needlessly.
> 73 de Jeff

*Kit, GConf2*, ImageMagick, NetworkManager, SDL*,
PyQt4, PyOpenGL, etc.

converting on checks as you suggest makes sense to me.

-- mats
Received on Mon Jan 5 18:32:52 2009
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