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Re: man-db locale support

On Thu, Sep 30, 1999 at 05:55:13PM +0400, Michael Sobolev wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 30, 1999 at 05:01:29PM +0300, Fabrizio Polacco wrote:
> > And how do you see them while maintaining the ability to read english
> > ones?
> Pardon?  I did not quite catch.  If I have a Russian man page, I do not need to
> read English version, do I?  Well, if I have to read English version, I would
> issue `LANG= man command'.

I mean, you know that translations are sistematically late ... so if you
issue man foo and foo page does not exist for your LANG, then you fall
back to english.

> As for groff, here we usually use latin1.  I do not know whether it's nice or
> not: it just works.

I should have misse dsomething, as they are competely different
charsets. maybe you mean that you just excenge fonts and that's all?

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