nl_langinfo() — language information
char *nl_langinfo(nl_item item);
returns a pointer to a null-terminated string
containing information relevant to a particular language
or cultural area defined in the program's locale (see
The manifest constant names and values of
are defined in
returns a pointer to the string ``Dom''
if the language identified by the current locale is pt_PT.iso88591,
and ``Su'' if the identified language is fi_FI.iso88591.
If an invalid
is specified, a pointer to an empty string is returned.
An empty string can also be returned for a valid
if that item
is not applicable to the language or customs of the current locale.
For example, a thousands separator is not used
when writing numbers
according to the customs associated with the Arabic language.
The string returned for a particular
is determined by the locale category specified for that item in
International Code Set Support
Single- and multi-byte character code sets are supported.
returns a pointer to a static area that is overwritten on each call.
was developed by OSF and HP.
nl_langinfo(): AES, SVID3, XPG2, XPG3, XPG4