Desktop Specification 0.9.4 *final* draft ;)

Richard Moore rich at
Mon Jul 14 22:38:56 EEST 2003

On Monday 14 July 2003 01:29, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 14, 2003 at 12:00:00AM +0000, Richard Moore wrote:
> > localestring	Are these always going to be UTF-8? Would it be worth having
> > a hook to allow support for other encodings to be added in future?
> The encoding is determined by the Encoding= field, if it's
> Legacy-Mixed then the encoding of localestring is determined by the
> locale of the string (as given in the table in the spec), if it's
> UTF-8 then the file is all UTF-8.

That's not what the 0.9.4 draft spec says, at the end of the 'Character set 
encoding of the file' section it says 'The encoding for values of type 
localestring is UTF-8.'


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