A Language-Based Paradigm (Was Re: Avoiding Problems by Avoiding Decisions)

Gary L Greene Jr greeneg at arklinux.org
Fri May 14 23:21:35 BST 2004

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On Friday 14 May 2004 04:15 pm, Maks Orlovich wrote:
> > The key is, it is not *country*-based, b/c really, the choice has nothing
> > to do with a country.  I may choose the German language although I live
> > in
> Well, some of the settings do have to do w/the country --- at least the
> currency sign does. And although for example some Hispanic Americans may
> prefer a Spanish translation, they still would want $ to denote the
> currency (and perhaps the imperial units). I don't know how the preferences
> for things like the decimal separator vary though.

Agreed, since I use the UK English language setting. However, since I live in 
the USA, I use the US dollar ($) sign. Ah, well... guess this debate isn't 
final yet.

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