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Re: locale LC_CTYPE

On Tue, Aug 20, 2002 at 11:28:11AM -0400, Aaron Peters wrote:
> You can also provide LANG(UAGE) or LC_CTYPE as a command line variable.  To 
> write in Japanese, I call
> LANG=en_US LC_CTYPE=ja_JP gedit

> which gives me English menus and support for the XIM input program.  This is 
> actually part a line in a script I call jpit, so on the occasions I want to 
> write Japanese I just call
> jpit gedit
> BTW, what exactly is the difference between LANG and LANGUAGE?

See http://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/reference/ch-tune.en.html#s-env-locale

POSIX and GNU extension.  LANGUAGE can have multiple choices in
preference order :)

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