[luatex] Localisation of Lua or LuaTeX

Philipp Stephani p.stephani2 at googlemail.com
Fri Mar 2 22:15:21 CET 2012

Am 1. März 2012 22:31 schrieb Herbert Voss <Herbert.Voss at fu-berlin.de>:
> Am 01.03.2012 22:23, schrieb Philipp Stephani:
>> Am 1. März 2012 18:06 schrieb Herbert Voss<Herbert.Voss at fu-berlin.de>:
>>> However, I also do not understand, why Lua doesn't
>>> take the current setting, which is already de_DE.UTF-8
>>> into account.
>> That is intentional, see the last paragraph of section 3.2 of the manual.
> that refers to LuaTeX but I meant Lua

I see.  The reason here is inherited from the C behavior: The global
locale before the first call to setlocale() is always the "classic"
locale.  On Linux, you have to call os.setlocale("") to take the
locale settings from the environment.

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