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[Bug localedata/2527] Maybe first work day should be monday by default?
- From: "keld at dkuug dot dk" <sourceware-bugzilla at sourceware dot org>
- To: libc-locales at sources dot redhat dot com
- Date: 11 Apr 2006 20:51:41 -0000
- Subject: [Bug localedata/2527] Maybe first work day should be monday by default?
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------- Additional Comments From keld at dkuug dot dk 2006-04-11 20:51 -------
Subject: Re: Maybe first work day should be monday by default?
On Mon, Apr 10, 2006 at 03:08:29PM -0000, keld at dkuug dot dk wrote:
> ------- Additional Comments From keld at dkuug dot dk 2006-04-10 15:08 -------
> Subject: Re: New: Maybe first work day should be monday by default?
> On Sat, Apr 08, 2006 at 12:22:50AM -0000, samuel dot thibault at ens-lyon dot org wrote:
> > Hi,
> > For now, first_workday is 1 by default, i.e. Sunday (since first day
> > of the week system is 19971130, i.e. Sunday). This is probably wrong
> > for many locales. At least fr_FR should be corrected into first_workday
> > set to 2 (monday).
> 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.
Looking at the text of 14652 it should not be correct to list the
first_workday as 2 . In France, AFAIK, they start the week on Monday,
and the first workday is Monday. That is, first_workday = 1.
But it also then needs a correction for the week to begin on a Monday.
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