[MPlayer-translations] r28597 - trunk/DOCS/man/ru/mplayer.1

Diego Biurrun diego at biurrun.de
Wed Feb 18 17:01:09 CET 2009

On Wed, Feb 18, 2009 at 05:58:17PM +0300, Andrew Savchenko wrote:
> On Wednesday 18 February 2009 13:24, Diego Biurrun wrote:
> > After the release I think we need to evaluate the situation
> > again and most probably convert all man pages to UTF-8, no
> > matter if Debian can handle it or not.  I think the situation is
> > starting to become untenable, we need to get out of the 1990s.
> All world is moving towards UTF-8 and we should do the same. 
> Currently it is rather common when non-utf8 harms greatly than 
> utf8. A lot of manuals in other projects are already in UTF-8, so 
> I thought it is good idea to do this before release.

We agree completely, but I think that we should

a) do this for all man pages at once and
b) do this after the release to avoid regressions.


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