Re: (forw) Re: @euro support with new languagechooser (was: dropping tc1)
On Mon, Jun 21, 2004 at 05:46:25PM +0200, Christian Perrier wrote:
> (I announced a CC and forgot to really do it)
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> Date: Mon, 21 Jun 2004 17:45:21 +0200
> From: Christian Perrier <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: Re: @euro support with new languagechooser (was: dropping tc1)
> Quoting Steve Langasek (firstname.lastname@example.org):
> (comparing fr_FR and fr_FR@euro...and more generally all @euro
> variants of locales)
> > So there's no difference in the actual charset that each is pointed to,
> > the only difference is in a comment about the charset?
> Yes, as far as I understand. fr_FR@euro only uses
> copy "fr_FR"
But generated locales differ because different encodings are passed to
$ LANG=fr_FR locale charmap
$ LANG=fr_FR@euro locale charmap
Steve mentions in another message that switching fr_FR encoding to
ISO-8859-15 cannot be done without discussion, but glibc upstream
has a definitive position: encodings are never changed, period.
(It recently surfaces again about et_EE)
So this discussion is over before it begins ;)