patch tracking issue

Simon Guinot simon at
Wed Jun 15 22:47:57 EST 2011

Hi Wolfgang,

On Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 02:27:00PM +0200, Wolfgang Denk wrote:
> Dear Albert,
> In message <4DF89B4E.1040705 at> you wrote:
> >
> > We should involve Wolfgang here, because ISTR there were already 
> > discussions about encodings in U-Boot, with the conclusion at the time 
> > that ISO-8859 was to be used:
> > 
> > <>
> So far, ISO-8859(-1 or -15) have been used.
> > Maybe finally we should move to UTF-8?
> You mean we should set commitencoding in .git/config? We can do this,
> but would this help in cases like this one, where the actual ISO-8859
> character is present in the existing code?

I think that "move to UTF-8" means convert all the actual ISO-8859
characters into UTF-8. Mixed encoding is the worst case.


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