Subject: Re: silly request for ideas about about silly change
To: Anders Magnusson <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 06/21/2002 15:24:23
On Sat, 22 Jun 2002, Anders Magnusson wrote:

> > 1) Just because a machine is in a particular time zone doen't mean the
> > user wants a given format. I bet you (Anders) would like the monday-first
> > setting even on say (on the US pacific coast). I know I'd
> > like the sunday-first cal on, located in Finland.
> >
> But it's more likely that the user wants the display on cal that corresponds
> to the timezone where the machine is located than some other display,
> and with an addition of a flag one still have to type something extra.
> In this case:
> % env TC=cet cal
> on would work as well for me.

See other note that crossed this one; I think looking in locale would be
an appropriate thing to do. :-)

Take care,