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



On Fri, May 21, 2004 at 11:28:51AM -0700, Shahms King wrote:
> Given that ASCII is a
> subset of UTF-8 (for the most part) the applications that are breaking
> on UTF-8 are simply buggy.
To be fair, the applications that break on UTF-8
(as opposed to locales in general, e.g. the collation "problem")
usually break because they don't expect a multibyte characer encoding,
which was very rare before (CJK encoding madness leaving aside), ASCII
is not a multibyte encoding so the argument above is incorrect.
	Mirek



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