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Re: [PATCH] localedata: fix LC_ADDRESS.country_car entries

On 04/12/2016 11:44 AM, Mike Frysinger wrote:
> On 12 Apr 2016 10:33, Chris Leonard wrote:
>> It looks like you are routinely removing the human readable comment
>> before the entry and only leaving the Unicode point.  I'm of the
>> opinion that it is useful for most of the Unicode-converted fields to
>> have a human readable comment to lower the barrier to discovery and
>> improvement of entries.   is there a strong rationale for deleting the
>> comments?
> the readable comments are out of date when i make changes, and i've
> seen some cases (independent of my changes) where they're out of date.
> i'd rather push for better tooling and get people used to that than
> rely on possibly stale comments.  the other option is where the files
> are just always encoded in UTF-8 as discussed in an older thread and
> then there's no need for comments at all.

Right, if we get consensus to just use UTF-8 (I can't remember if there
some objections last time) then we can do that.

Comments get out of date and that's dangerous here.


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