Daniel Verite wrote: > Bruce Momjian wrote: > > > > > Oh, so C locale has "" for thousands_sep? Hmm. So there is no way to > > > > disinguish "" as "don't have" from "" as "don't want". Will revert. > > > > > > Possibly we could special-case C locale, and allow an empty string only > > > when not C locale. However, it could be that there are other locales > > > where the change would surprise people, too :-( > > > > Not sure. Peter stated the French locale was wrong for the Debian they > > were using, and he should know, so I am going to wait for more feeback. > > The baseline glibc sources from gnu.org have > (in glibc-2.3.6/localedata/locales/fr_FR): > > LC_NUMERIC > decimal_point "<U002C>" > thousands_sep "" > grouping 0;0 > END LC_NUMERIC > > So at first sight it's more a glibc issue rather than debian-specific. > > However, this was filed as a bug in debian long ago. Incidentally, it got > fixed > just this week, meaning that the future debian-glibc should use a space > instead > of the empty string, as reported here: > http://lists.debian.org/debian-glibc/2006/02/msg00168.html > Which is consistent with Peter's statement that it was wrong up to now, and > also > with what the OP expected in the first place.
Oh, good. I looked and now realize that psql is already checking for a non-"" string: if (*extlconv->thousands_sep) so we are consistent. -- Bruce Momjian | http://candle.pha.pa.us email@example.com | (610) 359-1001 + If your life is a hard drive, | 13 Roberts Road + Christ can be your backup. | Newtown Square, Pennsylvania 19073 ---------------------------(end of broadcast)--------------------------- TIP 1: if posting/reading through Usenet, please send an appropriate subscribe-nomail command to [EMAIL PROTECTED] so that your message can get through to the mailing list cleanly