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International Language Environments Guide for Oracle Solaris 11.1     Oracle Solaris 11.1 Information Library
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1.  Introduction

Oracle Solaris and the Global Market

Internationalization and Localization Overview

What Is a Locale?

C Locale

Locale Categories

Core Locales

Behavior Affected by Locales

Time Formats

Date Formats

Number Formats

International Monetary Formats

Language Word and Letter Differences

Word Delimiters

Sort Order

Character Sets

Western European Alphabets

Japanese Text

Korean Text

Thai Text

Chinese Text

Hebrew Text

Hindi Text

Keyboard Differences

Differences in Paper Sizes

2.  Unicode and UTF-8 Locale Support

3.  Working with Languages and Locales

4.  Desktop Keyboard Preferences and Input Methods

5.  Configuring Fonts

6.  Advanced Topics

A.  Available Locales


Chapter 1


This chapter introduces the concepts of internationalization and localization in the Oracle Solaris operating system. The following topics are covered in this chapter: