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Re: French info pages?

From: Maxim Cournoyer
Subject: Re: French info pages?
Date: Sun, 19 Aug 2018 19:25:26 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.1 (gnu/linux)

Hi Pierre,

Pierre Neidhardt <address@hidden> writes:

> Hmm... Locales are defined at the system level.
> I don't know if traditional unices can define locale for individual user 
> profiles.
> I think desktop environments handle that themselves.
> Maybe Guix could introduce an environment variable, e.g. GUIX_USER_LOCALE.
> Guix can then inspect the content of this variable when installing info pages 
> and link appropriately.
> What do you think?

The idea is good, but the implementation would need to be thought in
a way where we wouldn't introduce impurities in the functional model of
Guix by doing environment variable lookups. I'm not sure at this time
how it could be done cleanly.


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