Re: Updating our list of GNOME contributors

On Wed, 2007-03-07 at 00:01 +0100, Vincent Untz wrote:
> Le mardi 06 mars 2007, �7:31, Behdad Esfahbod a �it :
> > On Tue, 2007-03-06 at 22:31 +0100, Vincent Untz wrote:
> > > It'd be great to have the non-ascii characters in hexa, so for example:
> > > "Mariano Su\xc3\xa1rez-Alvarez" instead of "Mariano Su�z-Alvarez".
> > 
> > Any reason for hex encoding?  That's ugly, and we should handle UTF-8
> > just fine.
> Because it's a C string, and we're not using UTF-8 in our source code, I
> believe. Old policy, or something like this.

We do in cairo, and it's a lot of fun :).

> > > I'll ask for a hard code freeze break to get this in (yes, this is code
> > > ;-)).
> > 
> > And maybe it's time to make it data instead of code?
> Bastien suggested this, and wanted to open a bug. It's not too late if
> you want to open the bug before he does!

I was too late by 3 bug numbers (or two mins):

at least I dupped it myself, so got a point for closing a bug, if not
for opening one :-D.

> Vincent

"Those who would give up Essential Liberty to purchase a little
 Temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety."
        -- Benjamin Franklin, 1759

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