Author mfabian
Recipients Dmitry.Jemerov, georg.brandl, groodt, lemburg, loewis, mfabian, r.david.murray, rg3, serhiy.storchaka, vstinner
Date 2013-11-11.04:32:13
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Serhiy> The /usr/share/X11/locale/locale.alias file in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
Serhiy> contains ks_IN@devanagari.UTF-8 and sd_IN@devanagari.UTF-8
Serhiy> entities.

Yes, I know, that’s why I wrote that the Python code inherited this mistake
from X.org.

Serhiy> While the encoding is expected to be before the modifier, if
Serhiy> there are systems with ks_IN@devanagari.UTF-8 or
Serhiy> sd_IN@devanagari.UTF-8 locales we should support these weird case.

There are no such systems really, in X.org this is just a mistake.
glibc doesn’t write it like this and it is agains the specification
here:

http://pubs.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/007908799/xbd/envvar.html#tag_002

     [language[_territory][.codeset][@modifier]]
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