Re: [PATCH] perf: Replace the extended ASCII copyright char tonormal ASCII sequence

From: Paul Mackerras
Date: Sat Jan 23 2010 - 04:22:22 EST

On Fri, Jan 22, 2010 at 06:25:41PM +0800, Li Hong wrote:

> A copyright extended ASCII char (0xa9) in kernel/perf_event.c makes my utf-8
> compatible vim think it is a binary file. It is better to either use a utf-8
> sequence 0xc20xa9 or just normal copyright ASCII chars '(C)'.

The trouble is, I've been informed that "(C)" has no legal meaning --
it is not equivalent to the C-in-a-circle copyright symbol. That's
why I put the extended ASCII character in there. I wouldn't mind the
utf-8 sequence instead though.

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