Ubuntu Desktop Unit Consistency (LP: #369525)

Lars Wirzenius lars at ubuntu.com
Mon Jun 1 04:46:15 UTC 2009

ma, 2009-06-01 kello 09:12 +0800, Christopher Chan kirjoitti:
> Take that up with the GlibC guys and/or the C/C++ standards body if you 
> wish and I personally do not want to see any distribution specific 
> library of such functions and the resulting distribution specific 
> patches of packages to use that library.

The point, of course, would be to do this upstream, not just in Ubuntu.

Whether the free software world standardizes on base-2, base-10, or
whatever-the-user-chooses, it would simplify things to have the
formatting in one place, so there's only one place to configure it.
Hence, the dedicated (sub)library.

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