[gentoo-dev] [RFC] Should unicode be allowed in ebuild metadata variables?

2008-12-29 Thread Zac Medico
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Hi, In response to bug 252748 I've implemented a new 'variable.invalidchar' repoman check that will trigger if an ebuild metadata variable contains any characters that aren't in the ASCII character set (0-127). Is this okay, or does anybody think

Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] Should unicode be allowed in ebuild metadata variables?

2008-12-29 Thread Zac Medico
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Zac Medico wrote: Hi, In response to bug 252748 I've implemented a new 'variable.invalidchar' repoman check that will trigger if an ebuild metadata variable contains any characters that aren't in the ASCII character set (0-127). Is this okay,

Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] Should unicode be allowed in ebuild metadata variables?

2008-12-29 Thread Ben de Groot
Zac Medico wrote: In response to bug 252748 I've implemented a new 'variable.invalidchar' repoman check that will trigger if an ebuild metadata variable contains any characters that aren't in the ASCII character set (0-127). Is this okay, or does anybody think that we should allow UTF-8

Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] Should unicode be allowed in ebuild metadata variables?

2008-12-29 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
On Tue, Dec 30, 2008 at 8:27 AM, Ben de Groot yng...@gentoo.org wrote: Zac Medico wrote: Nevermind, apparently GLEP 31 already requires ASCII anyway: http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/glep/glep-0031.html The way I read that GLEP is that in ChangeLog and metadata.xml we should accept the full

Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] Should unicode be allowed in ebuild metadata variables?

2008-12-29 Thread Marius Mauch
On Tue, 30 Dec 2008 09:37:24 +0530 Nirbheek Chauhan nirbheek.chau...@gmail.com wrote: On Tue, Dec 30, 2008 at 8:27 AM, Ben de Groot yng...@gentoo.org wrote: Zac Medico wrote: Nevermind, apparently GLEP 31 already requires ASCII anyway: http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/glep/glep-0031.html

Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] Should unicode be allowed in ebuild metadata variables?

2008-12-29 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
On Tue, Dec 30, 2008 at 10:03 AM, Marius Mauch gen...@gentoo.org wrote: And none of that is relevant to Zacs original question, which is covered by the following section of the GLEP: Oops, sorry, misread the question :) -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan