Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 27794
In US locale, a2ps-site.cfg specifies A4 paper size.
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:37:59 EDT
# Default medium
For the US it should be
This defect is considered MUST-FIX for Florence Release-Candidate #2
This is not a bug - configuration files are not locale dependent, and everyone
but US uses A4: Thus A4 is the thing to keep, and should be the default
everywhere papersize is specified.
In the future, a2ps might be modified to take advantage of the new papersize
info in glibc, but I don't see that happening right now.
I would prefer that Preston Brown make this call, as Red Hat's major market is
the US and usability issues in the US bulk large in the popularity of Red Hat
default should be letter.
The default medium is letter in a2ps-4.13b-10.
In -11, it's _glibc which gives letter for US and A4 for the 123 other locales.