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



----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Shahms King" <shahms shahms com>
To: "For testers of Fedora Core development releases"
<fedora-test-list redhat com>
Sent: Thursday, May 20, 2004 12:06 PM
Subject: Re: Why is "LANG=en_US.UTF-8" the default in Fedora



> Note that upper case letters always come after their lower case
> counterparts but before the next letter, so it's not case insensitive
> and is, in general, what most people expect.

That's what "sort -i" is for. There is *no*, I repeat *no* way to get sort
to operate as a case-sensitive operation short of resetting your locale
before beginning.

And while many folks from the Windows world may expect case-insensitivity,
the UNIX world programmers know better. Case matters, a *lot*.



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