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Re: advantages and disadvantages of local/lang en_CA.UTF-8?

On Tue, Jun 05, 2007 at 09:17:32PM -0700, Kelly Clowers wrote:
> On 6/5/07, Douglas Allan Tutty <dtutty@porchlight.ca> wrote:
> >I'm in Canada speaking and writing English with a off-the-shelf North
> >American computer with a standard US keyboard.
> >
> >Up until etch, lang was C and nothing was UTF.  What are the advantages
> >to me of etch setting a default language en_CA.UTF-8 and other locale
> >settings?  What are the disadvantages?
> The other advantage is that everything that isn't UTF-8 already is moving
> towards it. Sooner or later you'll probably have very little choice about
> using it.

Could you define "everything"?  Do you mean README text file, html,
what?  If so, do you mean that if I were running with 'C' I couldn't
read them?  

Also, does "everything" mean within Debian or everything on the


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