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Introduce en_EU? (was: [PATCH 1/1] Fix yesexpr in en_DK locale)

3.08.2017 12:23 Florian Weimer <> wrote:
> On 08/03/2017 10:54 AM, Mike FABIAN wrote:
> > Yes,I think so, I could not find any reasons for this in the git log
> > either, so I think it is just a mistake.
> The reason is that en_DK is used outside Denmark, as some sort of
> generic continental European English locale.

With all due respect, I can't see any reason why _DK was chosen
to represent a generic continental European English locale.
If such locale is actually needed, shouldn't we introduce en_EU
instead?  _EU can be understood either as Europe or as European
Union, both could be assumed valid.

On the other hand, we have multiple locale categories
(LC_MESSAGES, LC_MONETARY etc.) to let the users choose that,
for example, they want English messages while monetary and
other measures specific for their proper countries.

Can we introduce en_EU even if there is no ISO regulation
defining EU as a territory/country/etc.?



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