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Re: CVS commit: src/lib/libc/locale

On Tue, Apr 16, 2013 at 11:39:50PM +0900, Takehiko NOZAKI wrote:
> before implementing such non-portable *broken* stuff.

At the very least it is a conforming extension.

> > ...which means keeping a copy around in various libraries etc.
> > It is possible, but wastes memory.
> most of application in the world doesn't require multi-locale stuff.
> so that the struct _locale __C_locale in libc is much more wasteful.

Most applications can/should enable the user locales. That means that as
soon as they also have to deal with accessing data from non-internalized
sources, they have to deal with both the user and the C locale. The very
same reasoning applies to libraries.


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