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Re: latin-1 language environment and bash.exe under w2k


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: latin-1 language environment and bash.exe under w2k
Date: 11 Nov 2001 17:13:59 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.090003 (Oort Gnus v0.03) Emacs/21.1

Jason Rumney <address@hidden> writes:

|> address@hidden (Andreas Schwab) writes:
|> 
|> > |> More MS non-adherence to standards I would think; see earlier threads
|> > |> about Chinese Windows using chs instead of zh.gb2312 for its language
|> > |> identifier.
|> > 
|> > There is no standard for locale names (except for the POSIX and C
|> > locales).  I could create any locale I like and use that for $LANG.  That
|> > could be an alias to an existing locale, or a completely different one.
|> 
|>     ;; LANGUAGE is a language code taken from ISO 639:1988 (E/F)
|>     ;; with additions from ISO 639/RA Newsletter No.1/1989;
|>     ;; see Internet RFC 2165 (1997-06).

What's your point?

$ localedef -f ISO-8859-15 -i address@hidden ./foobar
$ LANG=foobar LOCPATH=. locale
LANG=foobar
address@hidden
LC_NUMERIC="foobar"
LC_TIME="foobar"
LC_COLLATE=POSIX
LC_MONETARY="foobar"
LC_MESSAGES="foobar"
LC_PAPER="foobar"
LC_NAME="foobar"
LC_ADDRESS="foobar"
LC_TELEPHONE="foobar"
LC_MEASUREMENT="foobar"
LC_IDENTIFICATION="foobar"
LC_ALL=

Andreas.

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