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Date: Fri, 14 Aug 2015 16:12:29 +0300
From: Solar Designer <>
Subject: Re: plaintext truncation

On Fri, Aug 14, 2015 at 12:18:13AM +0200, magnum wrote:
> The plans we have for interally representing plaintexts as UTF-32 
> throughout all of core will fix this and *many* other issues. All such 
> figures will always mean characters, not necessarily bytes.
> BTW right now I don't really expect that new code to ever (!) merge into 
> Jumbo as we know it. It will stay as another fork, whatever name we'll 
> give it. As a heads-up, I expect to continue my work mainly in that 
> fork. However, all this is just ideas so far, we'll see what actually 
> happens. Also, the plans right now has a nice side effect: All format 
> plugins will be 100% compatible between those two forks/versions of Jumbo.

"As a heads-up, I expect to continue my work mainly in that fork."

Does this mean someone else will need to volunteer as the new primary
maintainer for jumbo?


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