'LANG=' produces German output

Henning Hraban Ramm hraban at fiee.net
Fri Feb 14 06:15:56 UTC 2020

> Am 2020-02-13 um 23:11 schrieb Werner LEMBERG <wl at gnu.org>:
>>> I'm not sure whether I like this feature.  At least on the command
>>> line, I consider it surprising.
>> There is the opposite expectation: "I have set that I want the
>> programs to talk to me in German.  Why do I need to specify it a
>> second time, through an environment variable, for the command-line
>> programs?"
> Because we did this the last 20 years?  As written above, I consider
> it surprising, not necessarily bad...

It’s just a DE-fault ;)


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