usefullness of pythons' builtin locale functions on Windows

Gerson Kurz moc.q-dnan-p at
Wed Aug 7 08:39:54 CEST 2002

On 7 Aug 2002 06:33:28 GMT, Gerhard Haering <gerhard.haering at>

>I only know that specific "GERMAN" locale - I don't have any idea on where to
>get a list of valid locales for Windows.

Thanks, that works. Note that the example in the helpfile explicitly 

>>> locale.setlocale(locale.LC_ALL, 'de') # use German locale

(See the
example near the bottom). Bug report?

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