Cross LFS and UTF-8

Randy McMurchy randy at
Tue Jan 17 16:11:53 PST 2006

Joe Ciccone wrote these words on 01/17/06 17:59 CST:

>     The notes idea makes the most sense to me. The builder can choose
> weather they want to build a UTF-8 machine.
> I'm not trying to put down all of Alex's work, or throw it away, I just
> think that there is probably a better way to handle UTF-8 support then
> forcing every user to have it.

and Jim Gifford wrote these words on 01/17/06 18:00 CST:

> Plus a lot of people don't see the need for UTF-8 support, that's why I 
> purpose the notes implementation, but that's up to the CLFS community to 
> decide.

I agree with Joe and Jim. I think giving users the opportunity to
build with *or* without UTF-8 support is a grand idea.


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