Hi Patrick :) On mié, 2008-03-05 at 19:46 +0100, Patrick Ohly wrote: > On Mi, 2008-03-05 at 10:59 +0100, Raúl Núñez de Arenas Coronado wrote: > > Since Evolution uses gettext to get the appropriate format strings for > > "strftime", no matter what you say on your LC_TIME, you only get the > > date and time information properly formatted for your language if you > > set LANG (or LANGUAGE). > > I noticed that too and it keeps annoying me at regular intervals, but > never enough to investigate - thanks for the nice explanation!
Fortunately, the sources are pretty readable (well, I didn't read them, I grepped, but you get the point: it was easy to follow). > I don't think I'm the only one out there that needs a fine grained > > locale, > > You are not, I do the same with German data settings while text is in > English. In computers, English is pretty standard, and probably a translated expression won't sound OK, even if it is well translated. I know many people which LC_MESSAGES=C but the rest of the locale set to their respective mother languages. > > I'm not sure about which solution is best, and probably the "%x" > > solution is easier and will do the right job. If that's the case, I can > > try to change the sources so strftime uses "%x" and not hardcoded > > combinations of "%d" and "%m". > > I cannot comment on the best technical approach, but I would love to see > some solution implemented. I'll try to send some patches to the bugzilla. This is a thing that can be fixed in little steps, I think. It's not a very obstrusive change, IMHO... I hope the patches get accepted. Raúl "DervishD" Núñez de Arenas Coronado -- Linux Registered User 88736 | http://www.dervishd.net It's my PC and I'll cry if I want to... RAmen! We are waiting for 13 Feb 2009 23:31:30 +0000 ... _______________________________________________ Evolution-hackers mailing list Evolutionemail@example.com http://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/evolution-hackers