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Re: [Nmh-workers] locale profile component

From: David Levine
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] locale profile component
Date: Wed, 19 Oct 2016 20:44:05 -0400

Ken wrote:

> You mean setlocale(LC_ALL, "")?  Which really means "Just take everything
> from the environment", right?

Right.  More accurately, set everything based on the first of LC_ALL,
LC_CTYPE (that's all we care about), and LANG that is set (though
implementation dependent, that seems common).

> Sigh.  I don't know.  I see arguments for both.  Personally, to me this
> is another argument that we shouldn't be doing this AT ALL, but that bridge
> has been crossed already :-/

Almost 24 years ago in MH.

I'll leave LC_ALL as-is unless someone has a reason to change it.


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