On Wednesday 17 August 2005 08:38, Ciaran McCreesh wrote:
> GLEP 31 is withdrawn until Gentoo gets some means of removing commit
> access from people who say "nyah nyah I don't feel like following the
> rules and so I'll just carry on breaking stuff as I see fit". As it
> stands I've been told by various people that they have no interest in
> ensuring that their commits are UTF-8 safe (even if there's an
> automated check that warns them when they're about to break something),
> and I don't consider it fair to force lots of repoman warnings upon
> other developers who *do* care about that kind of thing who just happen
> to be the next person to touch a package that got broken.

Repoman could check the commit message for being valid UTF-8 and simply not 
allow the commit if it isn't. :)

Jason Stubbs

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