Date: Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:01:20 -0400 From: Rich Felker <dalias@...c.org> To: musl@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Locale bikeshed time On Wed, Jul 23, 2014 at 09:25:03PM +0200, u-igbb@...ey.se wrote: > On Wed, Jul 23, 2014 at 12:39:07PM -0400, Rich Felker wrote: > > My leaning would be to use complete > > files for language-based locales, and file-per-category for individual > > category locales that are not associated with any particular language > > (and where, thereby, there's no assumption that they should provide > > any behavior to other categories). > > This feels appropriate - if the definitions indeed fall into distinctive > classes like "full" / "single-category" and also if the naming reflects > the distinction (keeping objects with different properties in the same > name space is otherwise harmful, among others harmful for ease of > understanding by the prospective users and administrators). IMO language-based locales should be ll, lll, ll_TT, or lll_TT form where ll or lll is lowercase ISO language code and TT is uppercase territory code. Non-language-based locale files should avoid these patterns. Rich
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