[nSLUG] Re: Netscape (progress but stumped again)
mspencer at tallships.ca
Sat Feb 14 15:32:23 AST 2009
Daniel Morrison <draker at gmail.com> wrote:
> Quick shot in the dark... I see you talk about locale files and
> directories, but never the 'locale' command (and associated ENV
> variables) itself.
Well, I've fiddled around with various values for $LANG, $LC_ALL and
the other LC_* envars to no avail.
> Might this change NN behaviour?
Doesn't seem to. Of course, there could be a genuine bug in NN,
couldn't there? :-)
> If I ssh to a redhat box, any man page has junk in it because they
> use "special" quotes and dashes, etc. (is this an MSWin infection?).
No, I don't think so. I think it's what nroff -man does. Long ago I
had to fix up a custon filter for lprng  so I could print manpages with
"lpr -P man" that would fix those hyphens, else they came out as (I
for get) octal code or two chars or something.
"man -P cat" in a dumb terminal (such as M-x shell inside emacs) shows
I found one guy in Russia who has at least *tried* to use NN under
Slack 12.1. I'm hoping he may have enough interest to make something
of the latest error message,
netscape: locale `C' not supported.
Perhaps the $XNLSPATH environment variable is not set
Gotta go check alt.os.linux.slackware. :-\
 Yeah, I know: CUPS. Only it took me hours, last time I upgraded,
to determine conclusively CUPS didn;t support my old laser printer.
Reverted to lprng until the printer dies, which it hasn't yet.
Michael Spencer Nova Scotia, Canada .~.
mspencer at tallships.ca /( )\
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