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Re: Bug#238750: FWD: Re: categorising installation report

On Friday 19 March 2004 09:07, Christian Perrier wrote:
> Quoting Joey Hess (joeyh@debian.org):
> > > > * And last there is no questions about locales (dpkg-reconfigure
> > > > locales). So you have to add locales by yourself and choose your
> > > > standard locale (in case you wanted UTF8 or something like that) for
> > > > example.
> > >
> > > Didn't the installer use the locale matching the language you chose at
> > > the very beginning of the install? It should be all set up in
> > > /etc/locale.gen for you.
> >
> > Yes, your're right. ISO 8859 was set as standard because I selected en_US
> > as installation language. I just liked it more when I was able to decide
> > what I wanted as standard.
> My rough opinion about this is :
> -locales should be installed as soon as anything else than en_US is
>  chosen in languagechooser/countrychooser

> -I'm not sure whether it is Good to install the package with the en_US
> choice. We maybe need a "POSIX" choice in languagechooser (not very
> newbie friendly, however)
I'm not sure if I agree with this. Even though I'm Dutch, I always set up my 
systems as basically English language systems and select en_US as language 
and Netherlands as country. But I _do_ want support for accented characters 
and the Euro sign.
So I would like to see locales installed and the configuration questions come 
by, at least in a medium priority install (which in Beta 3 it does not).

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