Tom Lane wrote:
> Alvaro Herrera <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
>> I very much doubt that the different spanishes are any different in the
>> stemming rules, so there's no need for es_ES, es_PE, es_AR, es_CL etc;
>> but in the case of portuguese I'm not so sure.  Maybe there are other
>> examples (like chinese, but I'm not sure how useful is tsearch for
>> chinese).
>> And the .ISO8859-1 part you don't need at all if you accept that the
>> files are UTF8 by design, as Tom proposed.
> Also, the problem we're dealing with here is mainly lack of
> standardization of the encoding part of locale names.  AFAIK, just about
> everybody agrees on "es_ES", "ru_RU", etc; it's the part that comes
> after that (if any) that is not too consistent across platforms.

That may have been true until we started supporting Windows...
Swedish_Sweden.1252 is what I get on my machine, for example. Principle
is the same, but values certainly aren't.


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