[Python-Dev] Locale-specific formatting
phd at phd.pp.ru
Sun Dec 19 11:44:00 CET 2010
On Sat, Dec 18, 2010 at 06:21:24PM -0500, Terry Reedy wrote:
> On 12/18/2010 10:33 AM, Oleg Broytman wrote:
>> This is quite a known problem, not specific to Python. Locale
>> settings are global for a process, and this is one of the thousands
>> reasons why locale is considered so horrible.
>> ICU is perhaps the only way around the problem.
> This is about the third mention of 'ICU' in the last few weeks, so I
> looked it up: International Components for Unicode
> Several libraries (C/C++,Java), including prebuilt binaries for Windows
> (and some others).
> There is already a Python .cpp wrapper (but no Windows binaries, which
> limits usefulness)
A month ago there was a long thread that mentioned ICU many times:
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