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Re: Locales (WAS: How important are ISO standards)



Le mercredi 13 février 2008 à 08:48 +0100, Linus Walleij a écrit :

> Anaconda isn't very helpful in this either. For example if you choose to 
> install in English language, then select "Paris" on the time map, it 
> doesn't suggest you to switch locale to "en_FR" (which doesn't work BTW), 
> what they actually want is probably to change some LC_* vars 
> to fr_FR, like LC_PAPER and LC_TIME.

LC_TIME is useless. It conflates written day names (which should match
the language) and numeric formats (that can be something else entirely).

Thus using ISO 8601 numeric format requires declaring you live in
Denmark, and will force English day/week naming.

-- 
Nicolas Mailhot

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