Subject: Re: silly request for ideas about about silly change
To: Anders Magnusson <>
From: Jarkko Hietaniemi <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 06/22/2002 01:25:50
> > Actually, how about looking in locale? That's the storehouse for
> > preferences like this, isn't it?
> > 
> Hm, don't know, maybe. I had some vague memory that the week numbering
> was part of the timezone info, but I may be wrong there. Someone will
> probably inform about this.

No, it's not, and in general I think locales should be avoided like
plague.  While useful for some rough adjustments they are too blunt
a tool for small cultural adjustments like this.

> -- Ragge

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