What is en_US ?

Alan Cox alan at lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk
Wed Jun 13 15:21:17 UTC 2007

On Wed, 13 Jun 2007 08:22:13 -0600
"David G. Miller" <dave at davenjudy.org> wrote:

> Timothy Murphy wrote:
> > > I know Americans spell a few words wrongly, but so what?
> > > Plenty of people make spelling mistakes,
> > > and it doesn't affect one's understanding in the slightest.
> > >   
> >   
> en_US leaves room for en_RN (English "Red Neck" variant) 

In the early days Red Hat did in fact include a Red Neck installation
option, because there was a need to translate stuff and none of the US
office at the time spoke anything but en_US and en_Redneck 


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