[PATCH 00/53] Get rid of UTF-8 chars that can be mapped as ASCII

Thorsten Leemhuis linux at leemhuis.info
Mon May 10 03:52:44 PDT 2021

On 10.05.21 12:26, Mauro Carvalho Chehab wrote:
> As Linux developers are all around the globe, and not everybody has UTF-8
> as their default charset, better to use UTF-8 only on cases where it is really
> needed.
> […]
> The remaining patches on series address such cases on *.rst files and 
> inside the Documentation/ABI, using this perl map table in order to do the
> charset conversion:
> my %char_map = (
> […]
> 	0x2013 => '-',		# EN DASH
> 	0x2014 => '-',		# EM DASH

I might be performing bike shedding here, but wouldn't it be better to
replace those two with "--", as explained in

For EM DASH there seems to be even "---", but I'd say that is a bit too

Or do you fear the extra work as some lines then might break the
80-character limit then?

Ciao, Thorsten

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