Re: locales, character sets, the like...
On Thu, Sep 06, 2001 at 08:23:28 +0200, Hugo van der Merwe wrote:
> Thanks. I played with the charset variable in mutt, didn't seem to do
> much, except without it an "ê" comes out as a "?", while with it,
> (iso-8859-1 or "C"), and without LANG environment variable, it comes out
> as \352.
The charset setting is the "Character set your terminal uses to display and
enter textual data.", i.e. it controls what locale setting is used for
> However, if I set LANG to en_US (will play with other settings later),
> then the charset variable doesn't matter and "ê" comes out right.
ISO 8859-1 is the default character set associated with en_US AFAIK.
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