On Fri, Jun 17, 2016 at 01:42:22PM -0500, Eric van Gyzen wrote:
> On 05/26/16 10:15 AM, Baptiste Daroussin wrote:
> > On Thu, May 26, 2016 at 11:55:08AM -0300, Otacílio wrote:
> >> Em 26/05/2016 11:49, Baptiste Daroussin escreveu:
> >>> On Thu, May 26, 2016 at 09:44:25AM -0500, Eric van Gyzen wrote:
> >>>> Baptiste and -current,
> >>>>
> >>>> I noticed two annoyances with date formatting on head, and I wonder how
> >>>> we can fix them.
> >>>>
> >>>> I have these settings:
> >>>>
> >>>>      LC_ALL=en_US.ISO8859-1
> >>>>      LANG=en_US.ISO8859-1
> >>>>
> >>>> First, Thunderbird displays the date as, for example:
> >>>>
> >>>>      03/ 6/16 ...
> >>>>
> >>>> The leading space on the day (6) looks weird.  I might even say it's
> >>>> simply wrong.  Zero-padding would better.  (/No/ padding would be best,
> >>>> but I don't think strftime supports that.)
> >>>>
> >>>> Second, date(1) no longer shows the day-of-week:
> >>>>
> >>>>      $ date
> >>>>      March 26, 2016 at 09:21:55 AM CDT
> >>>>
> >>>> For many years, I have been typing "date" to see the day-of-week (and
> >>>> other things).  I like the new human-friendly format, but I miss the
> >>>> day-of-week.
> >>>>
> >>>> Of course, I can fix these locally, but I wonder how we can fix them for
> >>>> everyone.  I see that the formats come from CLDR.  I also see that ume@
> >>>> restored the day-of-week for ja_JP in r292512.  Is this the best
> >>>> approach, or should we try to get them changed upstream (CLDR)?
> >>>>
> >>>> Thanks for your input,
> >>> I can hack cldr2def.pl to readd the week of day as it was before for 11.0 
> >>> still
> >>> the best approach is to push the change upstream.
> >>>
> >>> I will have a look at the cldr2def.pl hack this week end.
> >>>
> >>> Best regards,
> >>> Bapt
> >> LANG=pt_BR.UTF-8
> >>
> >> MM_CHARSET=UTF-8
> >>
> > By adding the hack I mean to do it for all locales not cherry picking
> 
> Thank you for fixing this!
> 
> Above, I mentioned two issues.  The other one is, the date format for
> en_US pads the month with a zero, but the day with a space.  So, June 7 is:
> 
>         06/ 7/16
> 
> That looks weird.  It should pad both with zeros.  I'd be happy to fix
> it, but I don't see how:  There isn't an "xformat" callback in the
> cldr2def.pl script, and it's not clear how to add one.  If you can
> explain, I'll do it.  If you can fix it, I'll be grateful.  ;)
> 
> Eric

This one I do not see how to fix, I'll dig into it but I promiss nothing

Best regards,
Bapt

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