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[PATCH] Change et_EE charset to ISO-8859-15

tags 208238 + patch

[Indrek Hein]
> Yes, Meelis Roos is absolutely correct. As soon as ISO 8859-15
> became official, Estonian locale data switched over to it. Solaris
> and the BSD family have already followed the suit. You seem to have
> the correct pointer to the recent standard web pages at
> Don't pay attention to
> the 'not official' tag, it is there to quieten my consciense. You
> may order the official printed version from the Estonian Standards
> Board, but it has exactly the same contents, only with a new title
> page.
> The previous standard tried to mix ISO 8859-1 with home-brewn and
> now obsolete methods to use s and z with caron. Both characters are
> essential to Estonian, much more so than in the closest related
> language, Finnish.  Still, if I'm not mistaken, the demand to use
> 8859-15 is now official in Finland too.

> Curiously enough, the "Baltic" set of code pages has never been
> official in Estonia and now that 8859-15 is the standard, never
> will.

Sounds good to me.  The author of the locale asked us to talk to
Indrek, and Indrek verifies the change.  Here is a patch to do the

Another alternative is to add 'et_EE@euro/ISO-8859-15 to the SUPPORTED
file.  I'm not sure if that is better then just changing the charset.

2004-01-01  Petter Reinholdtsen  <>

	* SUPPORTED: Change default charset for et_EE locale from
	ISO-8859-1 to ISO-8859-15, to reflect the content of
	<URL:>.  Based on input
	from Indrek Hein and Meelis Roos.
	* locales/et_EE: Likewise.
Index: localedata/SUPPORTED
RCS file: /cvs/glibc/libc/localedata/SUPPORTED,v
retrieving revision 1.65
diff -u -3 -p -u -r1.65 SUPPORTED
--- localedata/SUPPORTED	6 Dec 2003 08:11:02 -0000	1.65
+++ localedata/SUPPORTED	1 Jan 2004 22:06:53 -0000
@@ -87,7 +88,7 @@ es_SV/ISO-8859-1 \
 es_US/ISO-8859-1 \
 es_UY/ISO-8859-1 \
 es_VE/ISO-8859-1 \
-et_EE/ISO-8859-1 \
+et_EE/ISO-8859-15 \
 eu_ES/ISO-8859-1 \
 eu_ES@euro/ISO-8859-15 \
 fa_IR/UTF-8 \
Index: localedata/locales/et_EE
RCS file: /cvs/glibc/libc/localedata/locales/et_EE,v
retrieving revision 1.11
diff -u -3 -p -u -r1.11 et_EE
--- localedata/locales/et_EE	6 Dec 2003 07:40:37 -0000	1.11
+++ localedata/locales/et_EE	1 Jan 2004 22:06:54 -0000
@@ -17,7 +17,7 @@ comment_char %
 % Application: general
 % Users: general
 % Repertoiremap: mnemonic.ds
-% Charset: ISO-8859-1
+% Charset: ISO-8859-15
 % Distribution and use is free, also
 % for commercial purposes.

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