howto format currency string?

Alex Martelli aleax at aleax.it
Fri Aug 29 16:14:50 CEST 2003


Peter Otten wrote:
   ...
>>>> locale.setlocale(locale.LC_ALL, 'de')
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "<stdin>", line 1, in ?
>   File "locale.py", line 381, in setlocale
>     return _setlocale(category, locale)
> locale.Error: locale setting not supported
>>>>
> 
> The second (not working) variant is taken directly from the documentation.
> The error message led me to assume that my version of Python didn't
> support locale setting at all.
> 
> Maybe I should file a bug report?

Yes, I believe that the error message is potentially misleading, and
filing a bug report is a good way to have it fixed ASAP, thanks.


Alex





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