[mw-devel] CVS Update at silver.sucs.org: mw

Steve Hill steve at nexusuk.org
Tue Oct 11 14:39:33 BST 2005

On Tue, 11 Oct 2005, Peter Berry wrote:

> 	Workaround bbs user locale issues (set LANG to en_GB.UTF-8 by default)

Not convinced this is a Good Thing - 7 bit ascii is used by default if 
there is no LANG because it's the only safe character set to use on all 
terminals.  You could potentially end up shoving UTF-8 characters at a 
terminal that won't understand them.


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