Subject: Re: silly request for ideas about about silly change
From: David Laight <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/21/2002 23:24:33
On Fri, Jun 21, 2002 at 03:08:45PM -0700, Bill Studenmund wrote:
> On Fri, 21 Jun 2002, Bill Studenmund wrote:
> > On Fri, 21 Jun 2002, Anders Magnusson wrote:
> > > > While we are at it, could we Europeans get a flag to start the weeks
> > > > from Monday, not Sunday...
> > > >
> > > Or check timezone for correct display?
> > No, for two reasons:
> Actually, how about looking in locale? That's the storehouse for
> preferences like this, isn't it?
Should be - also rememeber that the machine doesn't have a timezone,
each user has his/her own one.
You can even do:
$ TZ=GMT-167 date
Fri Jun 28 21:21:57 GMT 2002
$ TZ=GMT+167 date
Fri Jun 14 23:21:52 GMT 2002
netbsd doesn't seem to allow offsets greater than one week!
David Laight: email@example.com