Re: reply_header [was Re: Setting Thunderbird email client attribution line format]
Andrei Popescu wrote, On 2006-09-10 17:04:
Arthur Marsh <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
I'll add a request via reportbug once I figure out why I'm getting a
syntax error in the reportbug script )-:
I think feature requests for T-bird should be filed upstream. reportbug
is (mostly) for reporting problems in the Debian Bugtracking System
(BTS), specific to the debian package.
I may try filing upstream, but reportbug is such a good bug-tracker
compared with most other bug tracking systems. KDE's bug tracker seems
to hide too much information by default.
Thanks also to the person who emailed me and suggested:
to set the date format that you want, you need to use the en-DK locale
to define your LC_TIME environment variable.
The following links were informative for me.
I ended up putting a script in /usr/local/bin for thunderbird with:
# ISO 8601 Date extension to Mozilla Thunderbird
# must have the locale generated via
# dpkg-reconfigure locales
If you are missing the locale, you'll need to generate using:
Don't forget a couple of other "obvious" things:
chmod +x /usr/local/bin/thunderbird
If running KDE, edit the K menu entry for Thunderbird to use the path