Glossary for Geospatial Science

  Technical vocabulary defined by MicroImages

book Glossary

locale:  One collection of data that defines the semantics for a specific language and set of cultural conventions.  Standard C provides a Locale structure which includes six aspects of the local culture and language: 1) Collation / sort sequence for characters, 2) Character type, 3) Money and currency symbols and formats, 4) Numerical formats: a point or comma for decimal demarcation, 5) Time - names of the weekdays, 6) Messages - yes/no, program status and prompts.