- From: Bruno Haible <bruno clisp org>
- To: Roozbeh Pournader <roozbeh farsiweb info>
- Cc: GNOME Locale mailing list <locale-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: LC_ALL
- Date: Tue, 16 Aug 2005 15:04:09 +0200
Roozbeh Pournader wrote:
> Perhaps we should have an environment variable for these, or one for
> each. Perhaps one could set LOCALE to
Going with the POSIX environment variable spirit, the user will have two
ways to use such variants:
a) set LANG or LC_ALL to "de_DE collation=phonebook,currency=DDM"
b) set LANG to "de_DE"
LC_COLLATE to "de_DE collation=phonebook"
LC_MONETARY to "de_DE currency=DDM".
> But something we can't map easily, is the part after the "@". These are
> low-level customizations, as opposed to higher level customization which
> a user may have. These are not like a fixed set like a few alternate
> selectors really, but are dynamic. These are not like the LC_* things
> that map to another locale either.
The glibc-borrowed code already splits locale names at particular characters,
yielding a matrix of possible file names to look for. This code would need
to be extended to cover the new options semantics. It's in
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