Make Unicode bugs release critical? (was: RFA: all my packages)
Adam Borowski wrote:
> Speaking of rxvt... shouldn't this clusterϫϫck become the only rxvt in
> Debian? Both rxvt and rxvt-beta, completely dead upstream for 10 and 8
> years respectively, besides having terrible support for terminal codes lack
> even such a tiny detail as UTF-8 support.
> I'd say there should be no place in Debian in 2011 for software that
> can't do UTF-8, especially if near-identical forks exist.
I'd replace "especially" with "only" in that sentence.
Kicking out good and unique software, only because of missing or
incomplete UTF-8 support, will surely lower Debian's quality more than
missing or broken UTF-8 support in very few packages. And it would
make those users (and devs) angry who need that software independently
of working UTF-8 support or not.
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