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Re: ISO 216 vs U.S. paper



On Sat, 2008-02-23 at 19:53 +0000, Tim Waugh wrote:
> On Sat, 2008-02-23 at 17:16 +1100, Rodd Clarkson wrote:
> > Yes, well here in Australia, where I use US English, I can't buy letter,
> > but I can buy ISO sized paper, I format my dates dd-mm-yyyy and we use
> > metric, all of which can be safely assumed from my selection of time
> > zone.
> 
> Right, but you are using en_AU for your locale surely?  In which case,
> LC_PAPER already gives you the right thing:
> 
> $ LC_ALL=en_AU.UTF-8 locale LC_PAPER
> 297
> 210
> UTF-8
> 
> ... and CUPS sets up printers for you with A4 set as the default page
> size.  In other words, everything is currently working correctly.

Ah, I love your enthusiasm.

No it isn't working right, because anaconda thinks it's all about what
language I speak, and not where I live.

[rodd localhost dirtridersmtb.com]$ locale
LANG=en_US.UTF-8
LC_CTYPE="en_US.UTF-8"
LC_NUMERIC="en_US.UTF-8"
LC_TIME="en_US.UTF-8"
LC_COLLATE="en_US.UTF-8"
LC_MONETARY="en_US.UTF-8"
LC_MESSAGES="en_US.UTF-8"
LC_PAPER="en_US.UTF-8"
LC_NAME="en_US.UTF-8"
LC_ADDRESS="en_US.UTF-8"
LC_TELEPHONE="en_US.UTF-8"
LC_MEASUREMENT="en_US.UTF-8"
LC_IDENTIFICATION="en_US.UTF-8"
LC_ALL=


R.

-- 
"It's a fine line between denial and faith.
 It's much better on my side"



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