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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: 10 Nov 2001 22:04:03 +0100
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Jason Rumney <address@hidden> writes:

|> "Eli Zaretskii" <address@hidden> writes:
|> > >   address@hidden [bin] $echo $LANG
|> > >   DEU
|> > 
|> > What does "DEU" as the value of LANG mean?  I understand that "DE"
|> > means `Deutsch', but what does the "U" part mean?
|> 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.


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