[Openmcl-devel] *default-character-encoding* should be :utf-8

Tim Bradshaw tfb at tfeb.org
Mon Mar 5 12:17:30 UTC 2012


On 4 Mar 2012, at 11:38, Pascal J. Bourguignon wrote:
> 
> LC_ALL=C               ==> :us-ascii
> LC_ALL=en_EN.UTF-8     ==> :utf-8
> LC_ALL=fr_FR.ISO8859-1 ==> :iso-8859-1
> LC_ALL=gr_GR.ISO8859-7 ==> :iso-8859-7
> 

My mac says:

	en_GB.US-ASCII

I haven't set anything strange (just told it I was in the UK), so I assume this is what all UK macs say.  I think that's probably why making things depend on locale is wrong: vendors happily set underspecified (en_GB) or mad locales (this one).


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