Re: Random thoughts
- From: Roozbeh Pournader <roozbeh farsiweb info>
- To: Bruno Haible <bruno clisp org>
- Cc: GNOME Locale mailing list <locale-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: Random thoughts
- Date: Sat, 13 Aug 2005 19:22:35 +0430
On Thu, 2005-08-11 at 17:46 +0200, Bruno Haible wrote:
> Do you need only a setter API for the various locale data elements - kind
> of opposite to nl_langinfo(), that has an effect only in memory on a given
> locale_t object? Or do you think of APIs that write configuration, entered
> by the user, to the filesystem in the user's home directory?
I was thinking about the second, writing configuration to the disk. This
will mostly be used by a certain configuration software also created by
But that setting may need to take effect immediately also, so the
instance may also need to be changed in memory.
I can think of some reasons why applications would like to do a
temporary hot change in memory, but have not thought about that before.
> More generally, do you need functionalities that would not be adequate for
> a console or KDE application?
Yes, I guess so. But you are right, we should try to separate that to
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