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[OT] Re: cygwin started speaking German today
- From: Andrey Repin <anrdaemon at freemail dot ru>
- To: Corinna Vinschen <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Thu, 6 Oct 2011 05:26:58 +0400
- Subject: [OT] Re: cygwin started speaking German today
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- Reply-to: Andrey Repin <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
Greetings, Corinna Vinschen!
>> IIRC, that discussion occurred before the 'locale' application (was
>> written|got smarter). Sure, I think C.UTF-8 should be the "default
>> default" but the arguments in favor of respecting the users' own Windows
>> i18n settings make sense.
> Does it? Even if I'm running a german OS, I absolutely hate to see
> german diagnostic output from gcc, and I absolutely hate certain
> programs using non-ASCII chars in output. (In)famous examples are
> Unicode quoting chars rather than ' or ", or using the Unicode hyphen
> character rather than -. But that's just me.
Not just you.
We have a team of a developer from greece, a co-developer and tester from
Sweden, former project leader and consultant from USA and a number of
assistants from different other countries.
Indeed, we communicate project details and error reports in English...
Any other language would be inappropriate...
Andrey Repin (firstname.lastname@example.org) 06.10.2011, <05:21>
Sorry for my terrible english...
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