Re: 822-date obsolete?
On Sat, Jan 09, 1999 at 11:18:33PM +0100, Karl B. Hammar wrote:
> I don't see the bug.
> LANG=C date -R
> do use day and month names from the spec. you show.
> The bug might be that one has to tell date to forget about locale.
the bug is that date claims to do RFC-822 dates, yet doesn't meet the
specification. RFC-822 is quite clear on what the allowed values for
days and months are.
date should set/use LANG=C internally when given the -R argument.