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Re: Bug#271212: @euro support missing for Ireland

On Sun, Sep 12, 2004 at 08:57:22AM +0200, Christian Perrier wrote:
> Quoting Petter Reinholdtsen (pere@hungry.com):

> > The locales using the EURO char _need_ to use the @euro variant.  The
> > reason is that the entry in /usr/share/i18n/SUPPORTED without the
> > @euro modifier is not using the ISO-8859-15 charset.
> > 
> > So, to get a locale with the proper supported locale/charset
> > combination, one need to use the ll_CC@euro variant.

> Well, this has the strange consequence of having a fr_FR locale using
> the Euro sign....but a charset which does not include it..:-)

> About the problem of en_IE....we could indeed *always* force adding
> @euro for all English locales.

I think what is wanted here is postprocessing of ll_CC locale names in
countrychooser (localechooser) to append any necessary extra info.  This
would also be needed for, e.g., moving to en_US.UTF-8 as a default for
en_US locale post-sarge.

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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