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From Michael B Allen <mba2...@ioplex.com>
Subject Re: i18n support
Date Mon, 26 Mar 2007 18:00:52 GMT
On Mon, 26 Mar 2007 12:36:05 -0500
"William A. Rowe, Jr." <wrowe@rowe-clan.net> wrote:

> I know of no restrictions on a unix-like system that would interfere
> with choosing any arbitrary charset.  Your post doesn't actually
> describe what problem you observed after setting LANG=de_DE.ISO-8859-1.

The charset fails over to ANSI_X3.4-1968 (aka ASCII) and setlocale returns NULL.

Strangely this actually works on another system I have.

Anyone know how to install locale files on Debian?

Mike

> Michael B Allen wrote:
> > No one has an answer for this?
> > 
> > On Sun, 25 Mar 2007 15:09:42 -0400
> > Michael B Allen <mba2000@ioplex.com> wrote:
> > 
> >> Hello,
> >>
> >> I have a module that calls a number of libraries that need to run under
> >> a locale other than 'C'.
> >>
> >> What are Apache's limitations with respect to the locale it runs under? I
> >> see that setting LANG=en_US.UTF-8 in Apache's environment works but
> >> LANG=de_DE.ISO-8859-1 does not.
> >>
> >> I understand that allowing the server to run in an arbitrary locale
> >> is hard to support but certainly there must be support for i18n text
> >> processing. Where is the line drawn?
> >>
> >> Ideally I would like the administrator to be able to choose a locale
> >> (e.g. de_DE.ISO-8859-1@euro) but if I can only do UTF-8 technically I
> >> would be satisfied.
> > 
> > 
> 


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