Re: First day of week in Sweden (was Re: [util-linux] cal doesn'thonor first_weekday value from locale)

From: Gudmund Areskoug (
Date: 2001-11-23 15:46:32

Hej på er allihopa,

är det inte så att han helt enkelt inte vill förstå?


Christian Rose wrote:
> On Fri, 23 Nov 2001 wrote:
> >     > It does not suffice to point at the locale.
> >     > (Indeed, the locale is constant and does not distinguish countries,
> >     > so asking glibc does not yield any information.)
> >
> >     Ever wondered what "SE" in the locale name "sv_SE" is about? "US" in
> >     "en_US"? Clearly, locales also distinguish between countries.
> >
> > Did you try to ask for the first weekday in both locales?
> Yes, I've discussed that in my response (hint: for those locales where
> the value is wrong it should be reported). But the statement that locales
> don't distinguish between countries is false.
> Christian

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