[lfs-dev] grub-2.02~beta2

Dan McGhee beesnees at grm.net
Thu Oct 23 16:38:06 PDT 2014


> On Oct 23, 2014, at 17:12, Ken Moffat <zarniwhoop at ntlworld.com> wrote:
> 
> On Thu, Oct 23, 2014 at 04:59:05PM -0500, Dan McGhee wrote:
>>> 
>>> ĸen - currently _suffering_ for his love of UTF-8 ;)
>> 
>> I like UTF-8 also, but there are so many warnings in BLFS that I don’t use it on my laptop.
> 
> Unless you use problematic (and very old) packages, I will suggest
> that UTF-8 is the way to go, unless either of the following applies:
> 
> (i.) you have a lot of text files in legacy encodings
> 
> (ii.) you subscribe to email lists where many people use a legacy
> encoding
> 
> For the hint, letters in English should not be a problem - perhaps
> your editor program has used some sort of "smart quotes” ?

I think something like this might be the case.  I encountered lots of interesting symbols when i opened it in vim.  They were mostly associated with : ‘ and “.

I’ve just sent it again and we’ll see how it works.  If it’s not in 7-bit ASCII, I’m gonna have to figure out how to change it in vim.

Dan




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