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Re: [SLE] there should not be a default for paper size?? (was: [SLE] Warning to Americans!)
  • From: "Paul W. Abrahams" <abrahams@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 29 Apr 2006 15:34:31 -0400
  • Message-id: <200604291534.31944.abrahams@xxxxxxx>
On Saturday 29 April 2006 3:23 pm, Per Jessen wrote:
>
> As it is only the US and Canada that does not use ISO standard-size
> paper, not having a standard would force every user of SUSE to set the
> paper-size explicitly, whereas using the ISO paper-sizes will be just
> fine for most people by far.
>
Good question: within the user population, what fraction uses A4 and what
fraction uses US letter?

You have to set the time zone explicitly, so why not the paper size? I wonder
if there are any other locale-ish parameters that also ought to be included.

Paul

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