On 2020-05-06 16:12:58 +0200, Aurelien Jarno wrote:
> On 2020-05-06 13:52, Vincent Lefevre wrote:
> > Package: locales
> > Version: 2.30-5
> > Severity: wishlist
> > 
> > I'm using LC_TIME=en_DK for the ISO 8601 date format, i.e. when
> > written with digits. But the default date format seems to be the
> > same one as LC_TIME=C and should be improved. This has currently
> > been done only for US:
> 
> Please note that the en_US change is controversial and likely going to
> be reverted. See https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=25923

I'm not sure whether this is the same thing as this one focuses
on day/month ordering, but there's the place of the year (which
was actually the main thing I was thinking about).

> I guess the same argument will apply to other locales, ie that we should
> change things that have been like that for decades.

Concerning the year, there's also a lack of consistency in Canada:

$ for i in $(locale -a | grep _CA); do printf "%-20s" $i; LC_TIME=$i date; done
en_CA               Wed May  6 17:42:39 CEST 2020
en_CA.utf8          Wed May  6 17:42:39 CEST 2020
fr_CA               mercredi 6 mai 2020, 17:42:39 (UTC+0200)
fr_CA.utf8          mercredi 6 mai 2020, 17:42:39 (UTC+0200)
ik_CA               Qit Sup  6 17:42:39 CEST 2020
iu_CA               ᐱ ᒪᐃ  6 17:42:39 CEST 2020
shs_CA              Ske Ell  6 17:42:39 CEST 2020

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