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1<?xml version='1.0' encoding='UTF-8'?> 1<?xml version='1.0' encoding='UTF-8'?>
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3<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd"> 3<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd">
4 4
5<guide link="/doc/en/guide-localization.xml"> 5<guide link="/doc/en/guide-localization.xml">
6<title>Gentoo Linux Localization Guide</title> 6<title>Gentoo Linux Localization Guide</title>
7<author title="Author"> 7<author title="Author">
27This guide should help users localize their Gentoo Linux distribution to any 27This guide should help users localize their Gentoo Linux distribution to any
28European locale. It uses Germany as a case-study, since it is translated from 28European locale. It uses Germany as a case-study, since it is translated from
29the German doc. Includes configuration for use of the euro currency symbol. 29the German doc. Includes configuration for use of the euro currency symbol.
30</abstract> 30</abstract>
31 31
32<version>1.15</version> 32<version>1.16</version>
33<date>2005-05-25</date> 33<date>2005-06-02</date>
34 34
35<chapter> 35<chapter>
36<title>Time zone</title> 36<title>Time zone</title>
37<section> 37<section>
38<body> 38<body>
99<p> 99<p>
100A Locale is a set of information that most programs use for determining 100A Locale is a set of information that most programs use for determining
101country and language specific settings. The locales and their data 101country and language specific settings. The locales and their data
102are part of the system library and can be found 102are part of the system library and can be found
103at <path>/usr/share/locale</path> on most systems. A locale name is generally 103at <path>/usr/share/locale</path> on most systems. A locale name is generally
104named <c>ab_CD</c >where <c>ab</c> is your two (or three) letter 104named <c>ab_CD</c> where <c>ab</c> is your two (or three) letter
105language code (as specified in ISO-639) and <c>CD</c> is your two letter country 105language code (as specified in ISO-639) and <c>CD</c> is your two letter country
106code (as specified in ISO-3199). 106code (as specified in ISO-3199).
107</p> 107</p>
108 108
109</body> 109</body>
182 Defines all locale settings at once. This setting can be overridden by 182 Defines all locale settings at once. This setting can be overridden by
183 individual LC_* settings above or even by LC_ALL. 183 individual LC_* settings above or even by LC_ALL.
184 </ti> 184 </ti>
185</tr> 185</tr>
186</table> 186</table>
187
188<note>
189Even though most programs work with LC_ALL only, some of them misbehave if
190LC_ALL is set but LANG isn't. If you want to play safe, set them <e>both</e>.
191</note>
187 192
188<p> 193<p>
189Most typically users only set the LANG variable and perhaps LC_CTYPE variable 194Most typically users only set the LANG variable and perhaps LC_CTYPE variable
190on user level by adding definitions to shells startup files defining 195on user level by adding definitions to shells startup files defining
191the environment variable manually from command line: 196the environment variable manually from command line:

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