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fdcc.vim : Locale or FDCC (Formal Definitions of Cultural Conventions, see ISO TR 14652)

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created by
Dwayne Bailey
script type
Glibc uses locale (or fdcc) files to define cultural conventions.  The files are usualy named
xx_ZZ where xx is the ISO language code and ZZ is the ISO country code.

The highlighter has the following features:
* highlights only valid keys with various LC_ sections
* Shows bad <UNNNN> unicode as an error
install details
Syntax file
Copy the file to your .vim/syntax directory

in a locale file type: set syntax=fdcc

Filetype detection
Slightly harder as locale files do not have any specific suffix - but here's what to do

Insert this after the Diff section in your scripts.vim file.  It does initial patern matching and then looks within the file to determine if it is a locale file.  The double quotes below are escaped on this site so remove those escapes.  In fact it will pronbably mess up all back slashes aswell.  Oh well.

  " CVS diff
    let lnum = 1
    while getline(lnum) =~ "^? " && lnum < line("$")
      let lnum = lnum + 1
    if getline(lnum) =~ '^Index:\s\+\f\+$'
      set ft=diff

      " locale input files: Formal Definitions of Cultural Conventions
      " filename must be like en_US, fr_FR@euro or en_US.UTF-8
    "elseif expand("%") =~ '\(\l\l_\u\u\($\|[.@]\)\|i18n\|POSIX\|translit_*\)'
    elseif expand("%") =~ '\a\a_\a\a\($\|[.@]\)\|i18n$\|POSIX$\|translit_'
      let lnum = 1
      while lnum < 100 && lnum < line("$")
          setf fdcc
        let lnum = lnum + 1


  unlet s:line2 s:line3 s:line4 s:line5



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package script version date Vim version user release notes
fdcc.vim 20040330 2004-03-30 6.0 Dwayne Bailey Minor update
* Added missing keywords for LC_IDENTIFICATION, LC_CTYPE and LC_COLLATE
fdcc.vim 20040118 2004-02-20 6.0 Dwayne Bailey Initial upload
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