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Re: address@hidden: language environment should not be derived from LC_C
Re: address@hidden: language environment should not be derived from LC_CTYPE]
Sat, 25 Nov 2006 12:57:17 +0200
> From: Reiner Steib <address@hidden>
> Date: Sat, 25 Nov 2006 10:13:29 +0100
> Cc: address@hidden, address@hidden, Reiner Steib <address@hidden>
> My understanding is that LC_CTYPE should be irrelevant with regards to
> the "language used in the user interface for message translation",
> because LC_MESSAGES is the relevant locale variable for this. If
> LC_MESSAGES is undefined, LANG should be used.
The problem is, set-locale-environment is not used to display
``messages'', as in text-mode programs that use gettext facilities.
It is used to guess various locale-specific defaults. So it is no
surprise that it doesn't follow to the letter the logic of other