Re: Default language for system
Marek Habersack <email@example.com> writes:
> > But even if (a) and (b) are solved, boot floppy should not set
> > LANG variable for Japanese. It is because there are many environments
> > which cannot display Japanese such as Linux console, xterm, Eterm,
> Even with unicode?
> > are available in X, and so on so on. But I have not heard that any
> > Japanese distribution can use Japanese characters for file names (Of
> > course MS-Windows can do).
> Again, if you use Unicode, it's possible.
With unicode what? Linux console with Unicode? New file system with
Unicode (like MS's fs)? X program which uses Unicode for its
encoding? I know few Linux programs which use Unicode. And I've
never seen any program which fully implemented iso-10646 (even on
It's possible, but now it's not. What we can do now is just using the
best "available" solution.