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Re: [Groff] Re: groff: radical re-implementation



Werner LEMBERG <wl@gnu.org>:

> Believe me, most professional UNIX users in Germany don't have LANG
> set correctly (including me).  For example, I don't like to see German
> error messages since I'm used to the English ones.  In fact, I never
> got used to the German way of handling computers.  The German keyboard
> is awkward for programmers...

If you want English error messages but ISO-8859-1 you could use
something like

LANG=en.ISO8859-1

or

LANG=en LC_CTYPE=de_DE

or

LANG=de LC_MESSAGES=en

(However, I don't know which of those actually works with Debian 2.2.)



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