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Re: [Nmh-workers] Deprecating MM_CHARSET

From: Lyndon Nerenberg
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] Deprecating MM_CHARSET
Date: Sun, 19 Jan 2014 14:56:52 -0800

> I am wondering if we can assume that nl_langinfo() exists on all
> platforms that we care about.  It's part of POSIX.  I ask because if it
> doesn't exist I'm not sure how we get the current character set.  My
> feeling is in this day and age we should assume it exists.

I would assume a locale of "C" in the absence of ml_langinfo().  That's the 
default locale if there are no $LANG or $LC_* definitions in scope, and the 
behaviour is intended to be backwards compatible with the pre-locale UNIX 


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