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Re: PGSQL - FAQ 4.1

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, Thomas Lockhart <lockhart(at)fourpalms(dot)org>, Carsten Grewe <DerReisende(at)schatzis(dot)org>, PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: PGSQL - FAQ 4.1
Date: 2002-01-04 05:45:03
Message-ID: 200201040545.g045j3228473@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Bruce Momjian wrote:
> Tom Lane wrote:
> > Thomas Lockhart <lockhart(at)fourpalms(dot)org> writes:
> > > Is it the case that LC_NUMERIC or
> > > other settings would affect numeric *input*?
> > 
> > No, because we don't accept those settings from the environment;
> > if you look in main.c, you'll see that only LC_MESSAGES, 
> > LC_CTYPE, LC_COLLATE, and LC_MONETARY are accepted.
> > 
> > to_char does look at additional locale settings, I believe, but in
> > general we ignore LC_NUMERIC.
> 
> Seems I should just remove the FAQ item.

OK, I have removed the item.  Seemed just too confusing.

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