conf/68524: Including the Basque in the system

J. Vicente Carrasco -Bixen- carvay at
Tue Nov 16 02:20:40 PST 2004

Anton Berezin wrote:

> On Tue, Nov 16, 2004 at 07:24:04PM +1100, Tim Robbins wrote:
>>On Mon, 2004-11-15 at 16:34 +0100, Anton Berezin wrote:
>>>On Sat, Aug 28, 2004 at 12:57:14PM +0000, Tim J. Robbins wrote:
>>>>Synopsis: Including the Basque in the system
>>>>State-Changed-From-To: open->patched
>>>>State-Changed-By: tjr
>>>>State-Changed-When: Sat Aug 28 12:52:54 GMT 2004
>>>>Committed to -current with some modifications - thanks! I encourage you to
>>>>check that the version in CVS behaves as it should.
>>>>I have no immediate plans to commit this to RELENG_4, but I'll at least try
>>>>to get it into RELENG_5 some time before 5.3-RELEASE.
>>>What I don't get is that LC_NUMERIC appears to use ' (that's right, a
>>>single quote) as the decimal point.  Is it a typo, or is that indeed the
>>>correct value?
>>>(This leads for perl 5.8.6-RC1 tests to fail;  I am trying to determine
>>>whether Perl or this PR is at fault).
>>It looks wrong to me. The eu_ES locales on all non-FreeBSD systems I've
>>found use a comma for the decimal point character, not a single quote.
I was usign this eu_ES locale on Linux few years ago and I'm afraid that
if nothing has changed, and those non-FreeBSD systems were Linux 
probably they have a eu_ES locale quite poor.

Beleive me, thousands of basque people can't write their own name or the 
name of their town in those systems. If they would be users of those 
systems, of course.

        J. Vicente Carrasco -- Bixen
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