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Re: i18n hell.

From: Ulrich Drepper <drepper_at_redhat.com>
Date: 2002-07-11 21:15:02 CEST

> This seems way screwed up to me. The unhyphenated codepage name came
> from nl_langinfo(), which is part of my FreeBSD 4.5 libc! And this
> isn't accepted by iconv??

The only thing which is screwed up is that libc implementation of
yours. They cannot even keep internal consistency. Leave alone
implementing aliases for charset names.

So, don't complain here. There are working implementations (use
glibc). What you describe is entirely the *BSD libc's fault.

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Received on Thu Jul 11 21:14:04 2002

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