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From: James Cloos <cloos@×××××××.com>
To: Mike Frysinger <vapier@g.o>
Cc: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Locale check in python_pkg_setup()
Date: Sat, 31 Jul 2010 22:20:13
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Locale check in python_pkg_setup() by Mike Frysinger
>>>>> "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 -- James Cloos <cloos@×××××××.com> OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6


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Re: [gentoo-dev] Locale check in python_pkg_setup() Mike Frysinger <vapier@g.o>