Re: How many people need locales?
On Mon, 3 Sep 2001, Oliver Elphick wrote:
> Santiago Vila wrote:
> >[ In reply to Henrique de Moraes ]
> >Ooops! Sorry. The bug I refer is really #110980 (I happen to submit
> >two i18n-related bugs the same day and confused them).
> >The bug basically says "/etc/locale.gen should not be a conffile
> >because most people will need to modify it" but Ben does not agree
> >that people using locales is "most people".
> In that case, I disagree with Ben. My default locale is en_GB.
> Only US users will probably not want to change locale, though of course
> non-US users may stick with C.
And not all US users will remain localeless, either. Proper display of 8-bit
characters is very relevant to me.