On Mon, Jun 11, 2001 at 08:25:25 +0200, Joerg Wunsch wrote:
> As Andrey A. Chernov wrote:
> > > And, please also post a list of old vs. new names.  Not all of us
> > > follow the i18n list.
> > 
> > *.ASCII -> *.US-ASCII
> > *.ISO_* -> *.ISO*
> > ja_JP.EUC -> ja_JP.eucJP
> > ko_KR.EUC -> ko_KR.eucKR
> > zh_CN.EUC -> zh_CN.eucCN
> Thanks.  I wish there would also be `shortcut names', any other system
> i've been working with for example provides a locale named `de_DE' so
> you don't have to type `de_DE.ISO8859-1' all day.  FreeBSD is the only
> (known to me) exception.  (Before anybody's arguing, i don't care

Short locale names dramatically increase program efforts to guess locale
in each program which tries to deal with it directly, since suppose that
program have the same default assumption (from where?) for missing
information. If you need to type them - better make shell variables with
short names.

Andrey A. Chernov

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