Subject: Re: silly request for ideas about about silly change
To: Anders Magnusson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Bill Studenmund <email@example.com>
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 ftp.netbsd.org (on the US pacific coast). I know I'd
> > like the sunday-first cal on cvs.netbsd.org, 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 ftp.netbsd.org 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. :-)