Bug#142072: acknowledged by developer (Re: libc6: pre Euro currencies obseleted too soon)
On Tue, Apr 01, 2003 at 07:01:45PM +0900, GOTO Masanori wrote:
> > > It's ridiculous that the system provides only obsolete currency
> > > symbols only because of conforming to the standard, even the real
> > > world uses/requires the new currency symbols.
> > Of course these currencies are obsolete, but applications may want
> > to define pre-Euro locales for whatever reason.
> > When UTF-8 becomes the standard, will current legacy encodings be
> > dropped because they are obsolete? I hope they won't.
> So please submit the report to the appropriate standard group to show
> the criteria of the int_curr_symbol with the obsolete currency symbol.
I do not understand, sorry.
Q2.3 in http://www.linuxbase.org/test/lsb-runtime-test-faq.html
tells that obsolete currencies must be defined.
> > BTW I read your postings to libc-alpha in September about LC_MONETARY
> > bugs, have your patches been applied into 2.3.2?
> > es_EC: ECS -> USD
> > ar_SD: SDP -> SDD
> > sr_YU: YUN -> YUM
> > If not, could you please perform such changes in Debian glibc?
> OK, now I've committed in for ar_SD and sr_YU.