Subject: Re: [email@example.com: bsdgames: number claims English output, but outputs in American]
To: Neil J. McRae <neil@DOMINO.ORG>
From: Martin Husemann <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/18/2003 01:25:30
On Mon, Nov 17, 2003 at 04:50:07PM +0000, Neil J. McRae wrote:
> If the differences are minor then I personally agree, but for some this
> is important.
I agree. But we started with a very bad example. Noone outside of the US will
probably be sure how to interpret "1 billion" correctly if we insist on the
US locale specific interpretation for number(6). Compare that to color vs.
colour - where noone outside en_* will even think about it.