[OT] Re: Minor issue in chapter 7 <Not critical>

Alexander E. Patrakov patrakov at ums.usu.ru
Fri Jun 9 20:52:25 PDT 2006

Dan Nicholson wrote:

> I'm slowly starting to see how rough the situation is in a locale like
> ru_RU.KOI8-R and why UTF-8 is such a major step forward.

I intended to prove a completely opposite statement :)

> I personally
> won't be using a non-UTF-8 locale unless it's forced upon me.

It's mainly applications like Midnight Commander that force non-UTF-8 locales. 
"Broken in non-UTF-8" situation is very rare, and doesn't exist at all outside 
GNOME world.

Alexander E. Patrakov

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