RE: Days of the Week abbreviated

2004-05-10 Thread C Bobroff
On Sun, 9 May 2004, Omid K. Rad wrote: There is no abbreviated form for the weekday names in Persian. However, in certain cases such as in the month calendar headers it is acceptable to use the first letter of weekdays. The direction is also from right to left. Maybe you should also mention

RE: Days of the Week abbreviated

2004-05-09 Thread Omid K. Rad
[3.2.3] There is no abbreviated form for the weekday names in Persian. However, it is common to use the first letter of weekdays in the month calendars ^^ Common? How about, acceptable or something like that? Well, right. How about this phrase: [3.2.3] There is

RE: Days of the Week abbreviated

2004-05-09 Thread Behdad Esfahbod
On Sun, 9 May 2004, Omid K. Rad wrote: [3.2.3] There is no abbreviated form for the weekday names in Persian. However, it is common to use the first letter of weekdays in the month calendars ^^ Common? How about, acceptable or something like that? Well,

RE: Days of the Week abbreviated

2004-05-09 Thread Omid K. Rad
On Sun, 9 May 2004, Behdad Esfahbod wrote: I'm not sure how month calendar makes sense in English. What about writing in tabular representations? I checked it up. month calendar is a term used for the calendars with a month view. I found this in use even more than monthly calendar. About

Re: Days of the Week abbreviated

2004-05-02 Thread Roozbeh Pournader
On Sat, 2004-05-01 at 19:38, Behdad Esfahbod wrote: the *correct* way is to order from right to left. I confirm. The screenshot I sent was just for making people see something. The preferred direction is right to left and then top to bottom. roozbeh

Re: Days of the Week abbreviated

2004-05-02 Thread Omid K. Rad
Iran Localization Info for Microsoft .NET After Behdad's justifications and concluding the survey about this discussion, I changed the section [3.2.3] of the draft as follows: [3.2.3] There is no abbreviated form for the weekday names in Persian. However, it is common to use the first letter

Re: Days of the Week abbreviated

2004-05-02 Thread C Bobroff
On Sun, 2 May 2004, Omid K. Rad wrote: [3.2.3] There is no abbreviated form for the weekday names in Persian. However, it is common to use the first letter of weekdays in the month calendars as ^^ Common? How about, acceptable or something like that? -Connie

Re: Days of the Week abbreviated

2004-05-02 Thread Behdad Esfahbod
On Sun, 2 May 2004, Roozbeh Pournader wrote: On Sat, 2004-05-01 at 19:38, Behdad Esfahbod wrote: the *correct* way is to order from right to left. I confirm. The screenshot I sent was just for making people see something. The preferred direction is right to left and then top to bottom.

Re: Days of the Week abbreviated

2004-05-01 Thread Behdad Esfahbod
On Sat, 1 May 2004, Omid K. Rad wrote: Hi, Roozbeh gave a nice sample, but I've also seen month calendars showing one-letter headings in a reverse direction (right-to-left). Compare with this: http://www.geocities.com/omidkrad/Calendar/PersianDatePicker.gif Should we follow the numbers

FW: Re: Days of the Week abbreviated

2004-05-01 Thread Omid K. Rad
Iran Localization Info for Microsoft .NET After Behdad's justifications and concluding the survey about this discussion, I changed the section [3.2.3] of the draft as follows: [3.2.3] There is no abbreviated form for the weekday names in Persian. However, it is common to use the first letter

Re: Days of the Week abbreviated

2004-04-29 Thread Roozbeh Pournader
On Wed, 2004-04-28 at 09:06, C Bobroff wrote: OK, but kindly don't involve Roozbeh in any flamefests until AFTER he's done with the fonts. Not much has happened with the fonts since last year (1382), and the latest version is 0.4. BTW, we need volunteers for tracking bugs in the fonts. As for

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

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: 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,