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Bug#266834: xlibs-data: fi_FI is an alias for fi_FI.ISO8859-15

Package: xlibs-data
Version: 4.3.0.dfsg.1-6
Severity: minor

In xlibs-data:

    % grep '^fi_FI[^.@]' /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/locale/locale.alias
    fi_FI                                           fi_FI.ISO8859-15
    fi_FI:                                          fi_FI.ISO8859-15

In locales:

    % dpkg-reconfigure locales
    [ ] fi_FI ISO-8859-1

Thus generating the "fi_FI" locale and using it causes various
compatibility problems between X applications and other applications.

For example, terminal applications running in xterm assume an
ISO-8859-1 terminal while xterm translates keyboard events as if it
was an ISO-8859-15 terminal.

Don't ask me which one is the right charset for a Finnish locale. :)
However, I do think that the charset mismatch is a bug, either in
xlibs-data or in locales.

Best regards,

 Jukka Suomela

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 3.1
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Kernel: Linux 2.6.8-1-686
Locale: LANG=fi_FI, LC_CTYPE=fi_FI

-- no debconf information

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