Re: @euro support with new languagechooser (was: dropping tc1)
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On Monday 21 June 2004 17:20, Steve Langasek wrote:
> So there's no difference in the actual charset that each is pointed to,
> the only difference is in a comment about the charset?
Well, the line definitely is a comment. I don't see a reference to a charset
elsewhere in the file.
I would say the comment is there to signal 'this file is based on the
ISO-8859-15 charset' (see e.g. /usr/share/i18n/locales/nl_NL@euro).
If I run dpkg-reconfigure locales, I do get:
So there still _is_ a relation somewhere between the @euro suffix and the
charset. Don't know if that's taken from the comment or somewhere else.
Maybe, as the nl_NL locale (and those for other Euro-countries) now also uses
the Euro sign, nl_NL itself should refer to ISO-8859-15 rather than
Problem is, I don't know enough about locales, charsets and encoding to tell.
Maybe there is a very good reason why nl_NL still refers to 8859-1.
For X of course we still have the seperate 'transcoded' font packages for
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