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Re: Li18nux Locale Name Guideline Public Review

David Starner <starner@okstate.edu>:

> >     David> Users should be able to expect that you can send a file
> >     David> from one Linux box to another in the same locale without
> >     David> having to recode it.
> > 
> > They should, but they can't.
> Why not? The main exception is going to be the Euroizing nations, which
> are split between ISO-8859-1 and ISO-8859-15. Everyone else has more or
> less one charset standard.

Plus UTF-8, so most nations have more than one standard encoding, and
the West European Euro nations have three.


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