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Re: Default paper size in the following countries...



On Fri, 2008-08-01 at 17:22 +0100, Caolan McNamara wrote:
> So, I want to tidy up OOo's upstream "default paper selection by locale"
> stuff, so if your country really does *typically* use Letter size paper
> instead of A4 please let me know.
> 
> Definite Letter-format using nations:
> US (CLDR)
> Canada (CLDR)
> 
> Places that at least someone thinks should default to letter, but I'm
> dubious about:
> Mexico (OOo, Microsoft, Wikipedia)
> Venezuela (OOo, Microsoft)

Yes, in Venezuela we *typically* use letter

> Chile (Microsoft, Wikipedia)
> Colombia (Wikipedia)
> Philippines (Wikipedia)
> Argentina (Microsoft)
> Brazil (Microsoft)
> Puerto Rico (gtk)
> "Latin American countries" (Microsoft), is sufficiently vague to suggest
> that every American Spanish and Portuguese speaking nation gets a letter
> default in Windows ?
> 
> Puerto Rico is plausible to me as a complicated-status-US-territory, but
> is Letter really more commonly used than A4 in any of the above, or any
> others for that matter ?
> 
> CLDR:
> http://www.unicode.org/cldr/data/charts/supplemental/territory_language_information.html
> Microsoft: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc195164.aspx
> wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paper_size
> 


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