Re: locale changes in next version of debiandoc-sgml
Osamu Aoki (firstname.lastname@example.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.
Ardo van Rangelrooij Debian XML/SGML Group