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Re: [PATCH] localedata: en_NL: new English in the Netherlands locale [BZ #14085]
- From: Florian Weimer <fw at deneb dot enyo dot de>
- To: Mike Frysinger <vapier at gentoo dot org>
- Cc: libc-alpha at sourceware dot org, pander at users dot sourceforge dot net
- Date: Fri, 22 Apr 2016 18:10:34 +0200
- Subject: Re: [PATCH] localedata: en_NL: new English in the Netherlands locale [BZ #14085]
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* Mike Frysinger:
> +% English language locale for the Netherlands.
> +% Internationally oriented users who are physically located in the Netherlands
> +% use software mainly in the English language. Therefore they have their
> +% systems usually configured to US English International. However, due to the
> +% geographic location, it can be desirable for certain data to be represented
> +% according to the local Dutch notation while the rest remains in English.
Why is this necessary? Isn't this use case the reason for having
separate LC_* environment variables, so that you can mix-and-match
locales like this? In other words, glibc doesn't need to provide a