Huge locale headache

Hui Zhou zhouhui at wam.umd.edu
Wed Dec 22 07:01:47 PST 2004


On Wed, Dec 22, 2004 at 02:11:58PM +0000, Declan Moriarty wrote:
>I foresee a situation whereby I could need a pc with English, Arabic,
>Chinese, Cyrillic, and Romanian locales. Ideally I would be able to
>use a word processor, print and browse in all the above. This is a
>business application.
>
>I can set up a different user for each locale, and I won't be copying
>and pasting from Chinese to Arabic or Russian. But how would you guys
>go about it? A couple of partitions on small disks?
>Install kde  (spit) or gnome (migraine :)?

How about a unicode locale?

Those things are nasty. Chinese is my native language, but my PC only 
equipped with English. At some point, all things should have a unicode 
default and the user should not worry a thing! (sigh), How long should 
I keep waiting?

-- 
Hui Zhou



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