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Re: Date format (was: How many people need locales?)

On Tue, Sep 04, 2001 at 08:56:54AM +0200, Radovan Garabik wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 04, 2001 at 11:20:33AM +1000, Brian May wrote:
> > >>>>> "Radovan" == Radovan Garabik <garabik@melkor.dnp.fmph.uniba.sk> writes:
> >     Radovan> format is important but whoever designes his software to
> >     Radovan> display 8/1/63 should be shot, locale or no locale.
> > 
> > GNUmeric doesn't display the date in this format (it is up to the user
> > to pick what format is used), BUT it does require entering dates in
> > MM/DD/YYYY format.
> > 
> > - unless of course you have changed the locale...
> I would file a bug against gnumeric in this case.
> This is broken behaviour. Does in behave the same
> when you import data from text file? Then it
> is even more broken.

Does that mean it should always take a certain format irrespective of the
locale? If so, which format?

As far as I'm concerned, as long as it accepts yyyy-mm-dd I'm happy.

Martijn van Oosterhout <kleptog@svana.org>
> Magnetism, electricity and motion are like a three-for-two special offer:
> if you have two of them, the third one comes free.

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