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Re: [Was: Re: policy around 'wontfix' bug tag




On 06/02/18 15:24, Michael Stone wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 06, 2018 at 12:32:06PM +1100, Erik Christiansen wrote:
>> And for the far past, cal is superior; compare:
>>
>> $ cal -3 9 1752
>>    August 1752          September 1752         October 1752
>> Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa  Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa  Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
>>                   1         1  2 14 15 16   1  2  3  4  5  6  7
>> 2  3  4  5  6  7  8  17 18 19 20 21 22 23   8  9 10 11 12 13 14
>> 9 10 11 12 13 14 15  24 25 26 27 28 29 30  15 16 17 18 19 20 21
>> 16 17 18 19 20 21 22                        22 23 24 25 26 27 28
>> 23 24 25 26 27 28 29                        29 30 31
>> 30 31
> 
> Unfortunately, as cal isn't locale-aware, it's just wrong. :)
> ncal handles (some) country codes.

... and how do you deal with locales that have changed definition over
time? What was the country code for (eg) Prussia in 1752? It just gets
painful ...

Richard


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