> On 1.03.2016 г., at 5:45, Sergey Manucharian <s...@ara-ler.com> wrote: > > Excerpts from Andrey Chernov's message from Tue 01-Mar-16 05:47: >> On 01.03.2016 2:23, Baptiste Daroussin wrote: >>> >>> I can properly generate almost any of the said locales/encodings but a few >>> that >>> I would like to remove (provided that unicode version are available) >>> >>> Here is the list of locales/encodings: >>> >>> be_BY.CP1251 >> >> CP1251 is Windows native (single characters mode) and widely used to >> represent Cyrillic: Russian, Bulgarian, Serbian, Ukrainian, Belarusian >> (i.e. be_BY), Macedonian. IMHO it will be better to not remove it to >> make easy handling of native encoded texts comes from Windows. >> > > I agree with Andrey that CP1251 is needed as one of major Cyrillic > encodings. > > Not sure how the locale existence/absence effects that. Definitely nobody > uses it as a locale for more than a decade. >
I use daily bg_BG.CP1251 on a lot of workstations, primarily to handle old text documents and source code that contains pre-UTF text. I could imagine similar use case for be_BY.CP1251. What benefit does it bring to remove an already existing locale? Daniel _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list https://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-current To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-current-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"