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Re: locale changes in next version of debiandoc-sgml

Osamu Aoki (osamu@debian.org) wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 23, 2004 at 08:44:36PM -0500, Ardo van Rangelrooij wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > The next version of debiandoc-sgml (to be uploaded this weekend; I'm in the
> > final testing stages) will have some changes in the locale area:
> > 
> >  * The tools now really don't look at the environment variables anymore for
> >    locale settings.  There were a couple of places I overlooked previously.
> OK.  I do "export LC_ALL=C" anyway.
> So you mean debiandoc-sgml now only use locales provided by the command 
> argument lead by "-l".  Just to be sure :-)

Yep.  Whatever is configured in the environment variables is ignored.

> >  * Proper support for Euro-based locales.  I've added the Euro variant of
> >    all applicable locales, including correct character sets and such.  For
> >    some locales this means the non-Euro variant is changed back to what it
> >    is supposed to be.  E.g. the fr_FR.ISO8859-1 locale had the Euro character
> >    set, but now it has the non-Euro character sert.
> Although I use full names, I wonder what happens if alias/short-version
> of locale names are used.  "fr", "fr_FR", ...

These alias/short-verions will give you the non-Euro variant.  If you want the
Euro variant you need to add '@euro'.

> Lastly, thanks for updating this package.

You're welcome.

Ardo van Rangelrooij                                     Debian XML/SGML Group
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http://people.debian.org/~ardo/      http://debian-xml-sgml.alioth.debian.org/

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