Re: Bug#119526: gettext support for ro_RO
reassign 119526 libc6
I received this bug from Ionel Mugurel Ciobica:
> Package: gettext
> Version: 0.10.40-1
> In the file /usr/share/gettext/intl/locale.alias it is a line:
> romanian ro_RO.ISO-8859-2
> which I have to change all the time to
> romanian ro_RO.ISO-8859-16
> when I make an upgrade.
> ISO-8859-16 is the only 8-bit charset which support Romanian language,
> ISO-8859-2 is just giving support for one extra letter (a breve)
> compared with ISO-8859-1, so I don't see why a Romanian should use it.
> Want to know more about Romanian language? Just let me know...
And this was the reply from Bruno Haible:
> I'd like to encourage you to report this to the glibc maintainers.
> gettext's locale.alias file is aligned on the one from glibc, and
> glibc's Romanian locale still comes in ISO-8859-2 (see
so I'm reassigning the bug to libc6.