Bug#522776: debian-policy: mandate existence of a standardised UTF-8 locale
On Mon, Apr 06, 2009 at 04:18:59PM +0200, Bill Allombert wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 06, 2009 at 02:06:55PM +0200, Thorsten Glaser wrote:
> > Package: debian-policy
> > Version: 22.214.171.124
> > Severity: wishlist
> > For the mksh regression tests, I need a UTF-8 locale working; most
> > systems either provide “en_US.UTF-8” or “en_US.utf8” with the former
> > being recommended.
> Hello Thorsten,
> I have some sympathy with your proposal because dgettext does not work
> in the "C" locale but there are too much open question.
Is there any hope of fixing this? I consider this hardcoded
gettext behaviour in a C locale a severe misfeature, which has caused
me (as a programmer) no end of problems.
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