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Re: How many people need locales?

On Mon, Sep 03, 2001 at 08:06:56PM +1000, Drew Parsons wrote:

> I mostly agree, LC_CTYPE is the main thing I'm interested in with locales,
> except for one other thing.  Date format is *very* important.

No, if it is unambiguous.

> To explain, my parents' anniversary is 8/1/63.  Shall I congratulate them in
> August, or in January? 

and is it 1863, 1963 or 2063? (just joking :-))
Yes, date format is important but whoever designes
his software to display 8/1/63 should be shot, locale or 
no locale.

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