Abbreviation of "microsecond" in sane.ds

Alex Henrie alexhenrie24 at
Mon Feb 23 13:54:18 CST 2015

2015-02-23 5:33 GMT-07:00 Michael Stefaniuc <mstefani at>:
> On 02/23/2015 11:11 AM, Alex Henrie wrote:
>>  Is there a compelling reason why "microsecond" is abbreviated as
>> "us" instead of "μs"? This library doesn't correspond to any
>> Windows library, so we should be free to use the more correct
>> abbreviation. Or can sane.rc only accept ASCII characters?
> I remember that there was a thread on wine-devel about that 1+ years
> ago. You might want to search for that if nobody remembers.

Found it, thanks:

2015-02-23 7:13 GMT-07:00 Alexandre Julliard <julliard at>:
> Message ids have to be in ASCII. The po file takes care of mapping it to
> the correct string.

Thanks for explaining this again. I didn't realize that there was an
en.po until now.

It sounds like it would be a good idea to start accepting UTF-8 in rc
files, or at least add a comment to this one explaining that it is
corrected in the po files.


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