Hi Andre :)

On mié, 2008-03-05 at 21:11 +0100, Andre Klapper wrote:
> Am Mittwoch, den 05.03.2008, 13:17 -0500 schrieb Matthew Barnes:
> > On Wed, 2008-03-05 at 10:59 +0100, Raúl Núñez de Arenas Coronado wrote:
> > > 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".
> > 
> > Using "%x" and "%X" sounds like the right way.  Please do, and submit
> > your patches to http://bugzilla.gnome.org/ for review.
> 
> ..or attach them to http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=336253
> which should be the corresponding bug report to this issue.

I'm interested in the comment #6: the correct way to do it is not really
%x and %X, but an user defined format, due to space constraints and the
fact that neither %x nor %X have a fixed format. What those escape
prints is left to the implementation, IIRC.

This said, changing the current strings to use %x is easy and I can do
it, but implementing a date format chooser is another story. I'm not
very motivated with graphical user interfaces... The %x solution may not
be perfect but I think it is a good starting point. It is better than
what it is now (overused translator) and uses the correct locale
category. 

Thanks a lot for giving us the right Bug ID :)

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 ...

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