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Date 2019-01-09.11:53:37
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Since this bug has been reported, locale.localeconv() has been fixed in bpo-31900 to temporarily set LC_CTYPE to LC_NUMERIC to decode numeric fields of localeconv() from the proper encoding. I guess that a similar fix can be applied to locale.nl_langinfo(): set LC_CTYPE to LC_NUMERIC if the parameter is a numeric field.

I only knew locale.nl_langinfo(locale.CODESET). I didn't know that this function accepted other arguments :-)

I even wrote an article about these locale bugs :-)
https://github.com/python/cpython/pull/5191

See also bpo-35697: "decimal: formatter error if LC_NUMERIC uses a different encoding than LC_CTYPE".
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