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Re: Should glibc provide a builtin C.UTF-8 locale?


On 02/17/2015 06:19 AM, Mike Frysinger wrote:
>> Is this the right way forward? Or should we tell the distributions
>> that it is their responsibility to ship and always provide a C.UTF-8?
> 
> i don't see a problem with an initial launch where C.UTF8 is just another 
> external locale that needs to be generated.  tooling already has to deal with it 
> not existing for (1) backwards compatibility and (2) portability to systems that 
> lack it entirely.  if it turns out to be a problem, or we can get the data/size 
> tradeoff to work, then we can always land an update later that makes it builtin.
> -mike

That's a good point. I think we should move it forward like that then.

Cheers,
Carlos.


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