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From: Alexey Shvetsov <alexxy@g.o>
To: gentoo-project@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-project] Call for agenda items -- Council meeting 2012-03-13
Date: Sat, 03 Mar 2012 12:02:28
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-project] Call for agenda items -- Council meeting 2012-03-13 by Francesco Riosa
Francesco Riosa писал 2012-03-02 00:49:
> 2012/3/1 Roy Bamford <neddyseagoon@g.o>: >> On 2012.03.01 10:29, Ulrich Mueller wrote: >> [snip] >>> >>> I agree that en_*.UTF-8 is a reasonable setting. I think for >>> LC_CTYPE >>> it doesn't even matter if it's en_US or en_GB. >>> >>> Ulrich >>> >>> >> >> Team, >> >> As an Englishman, it hurts to say it but for consistencys sake it >> needs >> to be en_US. >> >> Everything else I can think of uses American as a default. Xorg, >> console keymaps, even ls --colour fails. > > It hurt to say I do always underestimate pills of humor I (try to) > insert in emails. > At the time of the first post I didn't knew of a C.utf-8 possibility > (or that would have been my choice) but otherwise the most logical is > en_US. > > Another thing I do really don't know yet is how this reflect on > file-system paths. > File system is safe because it's encoding agnostic, it eats all but > \0 > and "/" right? > But how do applications react to a change in the LC_* variables?
They all will work =D I use as system locale ru_RU.UTF-8 or en_US.UTF-8 by default and all works fine here -- Best Regards, Alexey 'Alexxy' Shvetsov Petersburg Nuclear Physics Institute, Russia Department of Molecular and Radiation Biophysics Gentoo Team Ru Gentoo Linux Dev mailto:alexxyum@×××××.com mailto:alexxy@g.o mailto:alexxy@×××××××××××××.ru