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Re: [PATCH v12] Locales: Cyrillic -> ASCII transliteration [BZ #2872]

2.01.2019 19:38 Egor Kobylkin <> wrote:
> Changelog v12:
> [...]
> Changelog v11:
> * Re-targeted the patch against locale/ as the proper
> file for the ASCII translit table.
> * Correspondingly the patch now only contains the additional
> Cyrillic-ASCII strings in the format of locale/ table.
> The 'include "translit_cyrillic";""' directives are not necessary in the
> locale files and they are now all left intact.
> * Also the file translit_cyrillic is not longer needed and is omitted.
> * Edited below email, commit message.
> [...]

I have tested this and, unfortunately, now this transliteration
works *only* in C locale, that is, only when no locale is set or when
it is explicitly set to C (C.UTF8, POSIX).  It does not work when locale
is set to anything different, including en_US, ru_RU, etc.

I'm sorry for confusing you.  I think that either we should revert back
to the older versions of your patch to make all locales supported or
merge those two versions to make the transliteration work both in
C and in all (almost all) other locales.  Unfortunately, C locale is
not a base for all other locales and is not included, it is only a fallback
when a locale does not provide its own data (that is, when it does not
provide any transliteration table at all).



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