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Re: Woman path : adding l10n man pages

From: Juri Linkov
Subject: Re: Woman path : adding l10n man pages
Date: Mon, 18 Feb 2008 02:41:36 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

>> I think the best course of action in the long term is to add such
>> a general locale variable that could be later used by other packages
>> besides woman.
> OK, agreed. The usual stupid problem - what should it be called? There
> is already system-messages-locale, which is set and used in ways I
> don't understand, eg:
> LC_MESSAGES=en_US.iso88591 emacs -Q
>   -> system-messages-locale = nil

As I see the current locale system in Emacs is quite a mess.  I think we
should carefully redesign it and also get rid of language environments
that are in fact a redundant duplicate of the locale system.

Juri Linkov

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