Bug#279252: [uxterm] uxterm should not override my locale
On Sat, Dec 18, 2004 at 08:15:00PM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> > AFAICT this is discussed in noisy #215647, and especially
> > http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=215647&msg=81
> > My understanding is that Thomas Dickey suggests that these settings
> > should work in Debian, but IIRC I had problems and was unable to
> > display Euro sign with fr_FR@euro, but maybe it is worth discussing
> > this issue again.
> Okay; seeing no objection, I'm going to go forward with my proposal.
> N.B., my comments here are not really applicable to the fr_FR@euro
> difficulties -- I'm not sure what's going on there.
> But as far as I know, glibc thinks fr_FR@euro means fr_FR.ISO-8859-15,
> doesn't it?
More or less, yes.
The discussion mentioned above was about setting '*VT100*locale'
resource to true, but if you write a lxterm wrapper this is a different
story, You can get the value returned by 'locale charmap', call uxterm
when UTF-8, koi8rxterm when KOI8-R and xterm otherwise, this should work