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Bug#142072: acknowledged by developer (Re: libc6: pre Euro currencies obseleted too soon)

At Mon, 31 Mar 2003 15:53:26 +1000,
Christopher Yeoh wrote:
> At 2003/3/11 03:48-0600  Debian Bug Tracking System writes:
> > This is an automatic notification regarding your Bug report
> > 
> > Euro currency symbol migration was already over, so it's not
> > "premature" in these days.  I close this bug.  You may think
> > it's not early, but we can't add them non-official currency
> > symbols...
> Although Euro currency symbol migration may be complete, many people
> have historical data which uses the old currencies. I imagine this
> support will be required for many years.

Do you know the role of int_curr_symbol?  Unfortunatelly POSIX does
not define the obsolete currency symbol.  Moreover, who or what
program does this use?

> This is one feature that is
> required for Debian to be LSB compliant.

I don't know about LSB compliant well, but I don't think this issue is
required for LSB.  I'm surprised if it were necessary.  Which
documents did you refer to?

-- gotom

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