Commit b718982a authored by Paul Eggert's avatar Paul Eggert

Rename messages-locale to system-messages-locale

and time-locale to system-time-locale.  Do not mention
previous-system-messages-locale and previous-system-time-locale.
parent c86b6fd2
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The new variable `locale-coding-system' specifies how to encode and
decode strings passed to low-level message functions like strerror and
time functions like strftime. The new variables `messages-locale' and
`time-locale' give the system locales to be used during the next
invocations of these two types of functions; the new variables
`previous-messages-locale' and `previous-time-locale' give the locales
most recently used.
time functions like strftime. The new variables
`system-messages-locale' and `system-time-locale' give the system
locales to be used when invoking these two types of functions.
The new function `set-locale-environment' sets the language
environment, preferred coding system, and locale coding system from
the system locale as specified by the LC_ALL, LC_CTYPE, and LANG
environment variables. It is normally invoked during startup. It
uses the new variables `locale-language-names',
`locale-charset-language-names', and `locale-preferred-coding-systems'
to make its decisions.
environment variables. Normally, it is invoked during startup and need
not be invoked thereafter. It uses the new variables
`locale-language-names', `locale-charset-language-names', and
`locale-preferred-coding-systems' to make its decisions.
** syntax tables now understand nested comments.
To declare a comment syntax as allowing nesting, just add an `n'
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