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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.

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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