[kde-linux] Wrong language detection in KDE since 3.1

Stephan Kulow coolo at kde.org
Sat Mar 29 15:43:12 GMT 2003

Am Saturday 29 March 2003 16:33 schrieb Thiago Macieira:
> Ingo Klöcker wrote:
> >I see no indication that the value of LANG or LC_MESSAGES should have
> >any effect on the characters someone can enter. Their value should only
> >affect the language of messages. If KDE applications don't behave this
> >way then they have to be fixed as Stephan already said.
> The setting of those variables also contain, even if implicitly, the
> character set being used. For instance, my LANG is "pt_BR", which means
> that the default encoding is ISO-8859-1. Characters outside that range will
> be invalid.
> LC_* is supposed to override the LANG setting for the category, and LC_ALL
> overrides everything else. LC_CTYPE, in special, can contain only the
> character encoding (like, LC_CTYPE=UTF-8).
If so, this wouldn't be a problem. You can very well put "pt_BR" in LC_CTYPE.
It will mean that the ctype as in pt_BR will be used.

Greetings, Stephan

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