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Re: [PATCH 4/5] localedata: CLDRv28: update LC_ADDRESS.lang_name translations

On 19 Feb 2016 17:03, Marko Myllynen wrote:
> On 2016-02-19 16:02, Carlos O'Donell wrote:
> > On 02/12/2016 07:49 PM, Mike Frysinger wrote:
> >> i noted in an earlier message that i need to respin and throw away the
> >> comments because they are out of sync.  this gets back to a previous
> >> conversation we had about using UTF-8 encoding in all the localedata
> >> files instead of ASCII.  these <Uxxxx> encodings are a pita.
> > 
> > I think we should just use UTF-8.
> > 
> > What was the consensus the last time we talked about this?
> When was the last time this was discussed? I remember that I sent a
> patch to unify the current situation where most localedata is using code
> points but few fields here and there are using strings. The patch was
> rejected in the hope we would one day move to using human-readable
> strings but no discussion followed when that might be.

that was the last time we discussed it :).  the thread took off the
next month:
(mailman sucks at showing threads across month barriers)

> Perhaps the time is now?

it would make things line wrap less often.

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