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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <>
Subject Re: i18n support
Date Mon, 26 Mar 2007 17:36:05 GMT
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.

Michael B Allen wrote:
> No one has an answer for this?
> On Sun, 25 Mar 2007 15:09:42 -0400
> Michael B Allen <> 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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