Wine and locales
dmitry at baikal.ru
Wed Jul 28 21:51:07 CDT 2004
"Alexandre Julliard" <julliard at winehq.org> wrote:
> I'm still not clear on what you are objecting to. Changing the system
> locale is not going to affect keyboard input or resources. Keyboard
> input will be affected because we now set the Unix codepage from
> LC_CTYPE too, is that your main objection?
Yes, that's the reason why LC_CTYPE and LC_MESSAGES were removed from
the list of environment variables controlling Wine locale.
> Or are you saying that we
> shouldn't even attempt to take into account the locale config because
> users get it wrong anyway?
We should not complicate things, especially since it's not clear at all
what APIs are affected by system/user locale differences.
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