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- Jun 26 2020, 9:35 AM (29 w, 5 d)
Jul 2 2020
I regret to have distracted your attention. All the above applies to a terminal window (KDE's konsole) in my GUI KDE. On the bare FreeBSD console, everything is fine. So this is a bug in some KDE library or konsole. I'm sorry I did not have the idea to test that on the bare console right away. I'll close this bug here.
Hello Mr. Niibe,
Jun 29 2020
in your test, which you did on Linux I guess, utf-8 is written downcase, whereas on my system, it is written uppercase 'UTF-8, conforming to what I find elsewhere (e.g. Wikipedia and RFC 3629). I do not know though, if there is a recommended way to spell it. So the bug might be: gpg does not compare the RFC spelling uppercase, but the linuxism: utf-8 witten downcase. Then the correct fix would be to compare uppercase UTF-8 only, and let Linux fix their system to use the correct uppercase throughout the system... ;)
2nd, I know that FreeBSD has some issues with internationalization: it does not support charsets in their POSIX meaning, but emulates them by combining all available locales and (matching) CODESETs. Usually, this is not a problem, and most translations and handling of UTF-8 works as expected. Maybe this has some subtle effect causing this issue.