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Re: What is the use of the .utf8@euro locales?

Gonzalo HIGUERA DÍAZ wrote:
> I was wondering whether there is any difference between the .utf8 and
> the .utf8@euro locales.
> I thought @euro was used initially so that classic character sets
> (such as Latin1) would not be trampled by modified ones made in order
> to incorporate the euro character and other minor modifications (for
> example Latin9, a euro-including Latin1 modification). However,
> Unicode/ISO-10646 (and thus UTF-8), incorporates the euro sign, so I
> am at a loss as why this tag is needed. What am I missing?

See http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=274491


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