Subject: Re: bin/12017: how to enable multibyte locale (and problem around it)
To: Noriyuki Soda <email@example.com>
From: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/22/2001 20:03:45
(i'm acting as devil's advocate)
>Another encoding modules, for example, an encoding module which can
>handle any codeset represented by charmap format. (this is required
>to support localedef correctly).
charset table will be /usr/share/locale/*/LC_CTYPE, and
it will be loaded on demand. i don't see *code* overbloat in
this case (yes, data can be huge, but we are talking about code)
>Also, special LC_TIME module which can handle programmable date
>representation may make sense.
>Perhaps special LC_COLLATE module which can handle programablle
>collation order, too.
did they need such thing in glibc? from what i see in glibc-2.2,
they did not...