Re: Li18nux Locale Name Guideline Public Review
David Starner <email@example.com>:
> > 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.