Re: Days of the Week abbreviated

2004-04-27 Thread alahijani
I think that's not so rare. I have seen some. Also you can see that all Jalali month names may be distinguished by the first two letters. --Saint Ali Hello, I have a question for those of you actually living in Iran. Are the days of the week ever written in a short form with just one

Re: Days of the Week abbreviated

2004-04-27 Thread alahijani
Why? I think when you have Fe-Re, Aliph-Re, and Mim-Re, representing Khordad as Khe-Re will make no misunderstanding. On Tue, 2004-04-27 at 16:44, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Also you can see that all Jalali month names may be distinguished by the first two letters. That may be a little weird

IranL10nInfo

2004-04-27 Thread Omid K. Rad
Iran Localization Info for Microsoft .NET Hello everybody, I would like to inform you about the new project we have recently run at iDevCenter.com. We are preparing a draft of the correct information about the Persian language and Iran that shall be used in the Microsoft .NET and Windows

Re: Days of the Week abbreviated

2004-04-27 Thread C Bobroff
On Tue, 27 Apr 2004, Behdad Esfahbod wrote: I think we should conclude that abbreviations should be avoided. Good you finally got it... ;) Thank you for your vigilance ...and patience, Behdad. -Connie ___ PersianComputing mailing list [EMAIL

Re: Days of the Week abbreviated

2004-04-27 Thread Behdad Esfahbod
On Tue, 27 Apr 2004, C Bobroff wrote: Results of the Survey: Never: 3 votes Rarely: 2 votes Sometimes: 2 votes (Plus one more never vote from the person who vehemently objected to my putting the abbreviations on my website and caused me to take this poll!) I think we should conclude

Re: IranL10nInfo

2004-04-27 Thread C Bobroff
Iran Localization Info for Microsoft .NET Omid, Thanks and good idea. Why not also include Afghan and Tajik data? No one is looking out for them. For example, I recently tried to figure out the date in Afghanistan. There are dozens of online converters but all they've done I think is take

RE: Using Hijri Shamsi date in Outlook 2002

2004-04-27 Thread Omid K. Rad
Dear Behdad, ...in your references, I couldn't find any reference for this bold claim. Click on System.Globalization.JalaaliCalendar in the article, it links to this page on MSDN: http://longhorn.msdn.microsoft.com/?//longhorn.msdn.microsoft.com/lhsdk/

RE: Using Hijri Shamsi date in Outlook 2002

2004-04-27 Thread Behdad Esfahbod
On Tue, 27 Apr 2004, Omid K. Rad wrote: Dear Behdad, Dear Omid, Thanks for your *clarification*. ...in your references, I couldn't find any reference for this bold claim. Click on System.Globalization.JalaaliCalendar in the article, it links to this page on MSDN:

Re: Days of the Week abbreviated

2004-04-27 Thread C Bobroff
On Wed, 28 Apr 2004, Omid K. Rad wrote: Oh! I am late to vote! No hurry, votes can be added any time. All I ask is that voters actually be living in Iran. If anyone else still wants to submit their vote, please do so. It is very common to use the first letter of weekdays in month calendars.

Re: Days of the Week abbreviated

2004-04-27 Thread Behdad Esfahbod
Hi Connie, Seems like I still should clarify some things for you :). First one is the concept of an abbreviation: I'm strongly with the idea that a single letter is not called an abbreviation. I doubt if anyone disagree on this. Ok, let's see what we have in English: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday,

Re: Days of the Week abbreviated

2004-04-27 Thread C Bobroff
On Tue, 27 Apr 2004, Behdad Esfahbod wrote: Seems like I still should clarify some things for you :). You've indeed clarified the conflicting results of the vote. I shall update my info accordingly. So, next time, don't let Roozbeh fool you with sayin those guys use it in Sharif University

Re: Days of the Week abbreviated

2004-04-27 Thread Roozbeh Pournader
On Wed, 2004-04-28 at 08:10, Behdad Esfahbod wrote: First one is the concept of an abbreviation: I'm strongly with the idea that a single letter is not called an abbreviation. I doubt if anyone disagree on this. Ok, let's see what we have in English: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, ... Sun,