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Re: Why is "LANG=en_US.UTF-8" the default in Fedora



On Thu, 2004-05-20 at 07:51, Guy Fraser wrote:
> Eric Wood wrote:
> 
> >----- Original Message ----- 
> >From: "Ernest L. Williams Jr."
> >  
> >
> >>Many applications seem to have a problem with the default locale in
> >>Fedora. (e.g. adobe acrobat reader)
> >>
> >>Why is the default US.UTF-8?
> >>    
> >>
> >
> >Any time I use sed or grep on my script I make sure to set LANG=c first.
> >US.UTF-8 slows grep searches *way* down.  It was so slow that I thought I
> >had hardware problems - nope, just unicode slowing down my scripts.
> >
> >-eric wood
> >
> It also makes them case insensitive. #^%$$# ^&%*& !!!
> 
> 

Actually I think it only makes the sort operations case insensitive.




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