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C.UTF-8 in squeeze (was: Re: Bug#522776: debian-policy: mandate existence of a standardised locale)

clone 522776 -1
reassign -1 eglibc
retitle -1 eglibc: Please provide a C.UTF-8 locale by default
severity -1 important

On Fri, Jan 07, 2011 at 09:14:47PM -0500, David Holland wrote:
> Can this please get done (adding a C.UTF-8 locale)? It is absolutely
> required for writing shell scripts that handle UTF-8 data, if you want
> those shell scripts to have anything like portable or reliable
> behavior.

This is really in the hands of the glibc maintainers.  I thought that
a bug had been filed months ago, but I can't find it.  I've done so

Note this comment from Aurelien Jarno:

This will only be done with the approval of the release team, who
I've copied in.


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