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[Bug localedata/2527] Maybe first work day should be monday by default?
- From: "samuel dot thibault at ens-lyon dot org" <sourceware-bugzilla at sourceware dot org>
- To: libc-locales at sources dot redhat dot com
- Date: 10 Apr 2006 15:34:35 -0000
- Subject: [Bug localedata/2527] Maybe first work day should be monday by default?
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------- Additional Comments From samuel dot thibault at ens-lyon dot org 2006-04-10 15:34 -------
Subject: Re: Maybe first work day should be monday by default?
keld at dkuug dot dk, le Mon 10 Apr 2006 15:08:29 -0000, a écrit :
> I don't know if this is correct wrti the software Sunday being 1
> and Monday being 2, but if it is, I sincerely believe it is an
> error in the software. Monday should be 1, and Sunday should be 0 or
> Seven. This according both to the POSIX standard ISO/IEC 9945 and
> to the ISO locale standard ISO/IEC TR 14652.
Please re-read 14652 about week:
If the keyword is not specified the values are taken as 7, 19971130
(a Sunday), and 7 (Saturday), respectively. ISO 8601 conforming
applications should use the values 7, 19971201 (a Monday), and 4
(Thursday), respectively. This keyword is optional.
Hence 1 can designate a Sunday (default value), or a Monday (ISO 8601
behavior), or actually anything else (other week systems).
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