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locales suck (was: Re: Per thread locales)
On Mon, Dec 28, 2015 at 01:42:24PM -0500, Mouse wrote:
> > (besides "locales are broken by design", which is true but unhelpful)
> Well, putting on my iconoclast hat....
> NetBSD has, historically, not been afraid of dumping broken-by-design
> things, either in favour of nothing or in favour of something else,
> less popular but also less broken.
> Perhaps locales in their current from should be thrown out and
> Someone(tm) should design a non-broken replacement?
Sure. Now, who's going to design it, and who's going to patch all the
3rd-party software? i18n is both hard and pervasive.
David A. Holland
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