Bug#279252: [uxterm] uxterm should not override my locale
On Mon, Nov 01, 2004 at 07:14:28PM +0100, Steinar H. Gunderson wrote:
> Package: xterm
> Version: 4.3.0.dfsg.1-8
> Severity: important
> After discussing this with Branden on IRC, I was asked to file a bug
> report, so here goes:
> uxterm is now the default alternative for x-terminal-emulator; however,
> debian-installer does not set an UTF-8 locale for my language (nb_NO).
> Thus, I'd expect uxterm to behave like Branden thought it did; quote
> Branden on IRC: "uxterm doesn't start a UTF-8 xterm if no UTF-8 locale
> is set".
I disagree, it has always been pretty clear to me that uxterm is a nice
way to temporarily switch to a UTF-8 locale, its behavior should not be
altered. Maybe a new wrapper could be added, say lxterm, to launch
uxterm in UTF-8 locales and xterm otherwise?