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To: Mike Frysinger <vapier@g.o>
From: James Cloos <cloos@...>
Subject: Re: Locale check in python_pkg_setup()
Date: Sat, 31 Jul 2010 18:14:50 -0400
>>>>> "MF" == Mike Frysinger <vapier@g.o> writes:

MF> take it up with the POSIX group where they're already working on 
MF> defining a C.UTF-8/etc... locale.

Then they agree with me.  Good to know.  Thanks.

MF> screwing with default locale when no locale variables are set is madness.

I never said anything about changing C or POSIX.  Only about creating
C.UTF-8 and/or POSIX.UTF-8.

>> The language_country locales are just wrong for root.

MF> this is pure opinion

Expert opinion.  I've seen what can and will go wrong over the entire
existance of the concept of locales (on Linux-based systems, at least).

-JimC
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James Cloos <cloos@...>         OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6


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