This is the mail archive of the
mailing list for the glibc project.
Re: Weekday/Workday for EU locales in glibc
- From: Carlos O'Donell <carlos_odonell at mentor dot com>
- To: Jeff Law <law at redhat dot com>
- Cc: Michael Matz <matz at suse dot de>, <libc-alpha at sources dot redhat dot com>,<Keld dot Simonsen at dkuug dot dk>, <pablo at mandrakesoft dot com>, <roktas at omu dot edu dot tr>,<mckinstry at computer dot org>, "Dmitry V. Levin" <ldv at altlinux dot org>, Allan McRae<allan at archlinux dot org>, <everson at irlearn dot ucd dot ie>, <metra at mii dot lu dot lv>,<coolbox at seka dot ktu dot lt>, <torita at jp dot ibm dot com>, <jordi at gnu dot org>,<gpul at ceu dot fi dot udc dot es>, <debian-glibc at lists dot debian dot org>, <aurel32 at debian dot org>,Mike Frysinger <vapier at gentoo dot org>, <raj dot khem at gmail dot com>, Andreas Jaeger<aj at suse dot de>, Adam Conrad <adconrad at debian dot org>
- Date: Wed, 30 May 2012 09:30:19 -0400
- Subject: Re: Weekday/Workday for EU locales in glibc
- References: <4F887991.email@example.com> <CADZpyiwL2mPvGtrGu3Djt1wjYczeK2G7P5eXot5j8josh47WHw@mail.gmail.com> <4FBD24FD.firstname.lastname@example.org> <Pine.LNX.email@example.com> <4FBE7331.firstname.lastname@example.org> <Pine.LNX.email@example.com> <4FC5B1F1.firstname.lastname@example.org>
On 5/30/2012 1:36 AM, Jeff Law wrote:
>> Are we even discussing these topics on the right list? Half of the
>> mails in CC bounced,
> Vast majority bounced. I think even the one gent who was responsible
> for most of the locales bounced :(
Would you please be so kind as to checkin patches that remove emails
that bounce and set them to email@example.com? This is the
kind of obvious patch that you can checkin without review.
>> *-locale(s?) weren't added,
> -locales has been a complete black hole based on my experience.
> Adding it would have been pointless IMHO.
I agree. In fact I would immediately accept a patch that scrubs
all *locale* email references to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We need to bring all the discussions back to libc-alpha and
start from the ground up again.
>> That said, I of course am completely for changing the currently
>> broken locales. I just doubt that if one ventures into the other
>> locales that one would find those are correct regarding this topic.
>> So fixing the european locales only is useful, but I think
>> ultimately hypocritical.
> I'm certainly not suggesting we stop with fixing the EU locales, it's
> step #1 and IMHO a step we ought to take now rather than wait on a
> new set of policies & procedures and potential input from new
> contributors such as olson, Petr M., etc.
Thanks for driving this forward Jeff.
Mentor Graphics / CodeSourcery
+1 (613) 963 1026