Erronous "unsupported locale setting" ?

Leo Kislov Leo.Kislov at
Mon Nov 6 14:35:53 CET 2006

robert wrote:
> Why can the default locale not be set by its true name? but only by '' ? :

Probably it is just not implemented. But since locale names are system
specific (For example windows accepts 'ch' as Chinese in Taiwan, where
as IANA <>
considers it Chamorro) setlocale should probably grow an additional
keyword parameter: setlocale(LC_ALL, iana='de-DE')

  -- Leo

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