Re: localization formats proposal

Subject: Re: localization formats proposal
From: Karl Ove Hufthammer (
Date: Wed Jul 18 2001 - 04:54:35 CDT

on 18 jul 2001 06:31:05, Andrew Dunbar <>:

>> Yes. (Though I think quite a few people write 'en-US'
>> documents, even if they're using a different locale.)
> I don't dispute for a moment that people do do this.
> I will dispute why they do this. They don't do this
> because of choice - they do it because of lack of
> choice. Most software seems to come from the US and
> sets the default to en-US.

I meant that they write documents in English (English content)
(not in their own language with the default language set to 'en-

Karl Ove Hufthammer

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