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Re: [PATCH] localedata: en_NL: new English in the Netherlands locale [BZ #14085]

* Mike Frysinger:

> Florian's point is that for most categories, you can (mostly) get this today:
> 	export LANG=nl_NL.UTF8
> 	export LC_MESSAGES=en_US.UTF8
> 	export LC_NAME=en_US.UTF8

> i would contend that for the average user, they'll be using a DE that has
> a GUI where there is a settings panel for them to easily select how they
> want the time/date/currency/etc... to be displayed.

Right, and some versions of KDE have such separated locale selectors.

>> Adding this locale will not result in an explosion of additional
>> locales, as no other languages than English are linga franca. There
>> is also Danmark English one, I believe.  If you could measure the
>> eventual usage, this locale will be very in much in demand and usage
>> in the Netherlands.
> with ~250 territories defined today, we're talking about ~250 for English
> alone.  that is kind of an explosion considering we have ~330 locales now
> in glibc, and only ~20 of them are for English.

My worry is that for locales such as en_NL, there is no reference what
the ârightâ settings should be.  (See my other message.)

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