[Techtalk] env LANG=C

Carla Schroder carla at bratgrrl.com
Fri Nov 1 20:03:09 EST 2002

On Friday 01 November 2002 18:51, Malcolm Tredinnick wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 01, 2002 at 08:31:43AM -0800, Carla Schroder wrote:

> Essentially correct, although I had to read that a few times to
> understand what I think you are saying. It may be clearer to say that
> 'LANG=C' sets the locale for gnumeric to the C locale. The 'C' locale is
> defined as the "default" locale for applications, meaning that their
> strings are displayed as written in the initial code (without passing
> through a translation lookup).
> There is nothing special about the C locale, except that it will always
> exist and applies no string replacements.

Ooo, that's good. Thanks. I finally figured it out, but your words are way 
more better.
Carla Schroder
Bratgrrl Computing
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