Skip site navigation (1) Skip section navigation (2)

Re: lc_time and localized dates

From: Euler Taveira de Oliveira <euler(at)timbira(dot)com>
To: Zdenek Kotala <Zdenek(dot)Kotala(at)Sun(dot)COM>
Cc: PostgreSQL-patches <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: lc_time and localized dates
Date: 2008-02-26 18:18:06
Message-ID: (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
Lists: pgsql-patches
Zdenek Kotala wrote:

> But how you handle situation when you have multi language application 
> which needs correct output for all languages? You cannot use any of the 
> pattern because it will be wrong for some group of languages.
FYI, strftime() [1] doesn't say anything about capitalization. I don't 
know if some translators are aware of it and even if they are, how would 
they know that a day or month is the first word of a sentence? IMHO we 
should provide Xxxxx, xxxxx, and XXXXX so the programmer can use 
whatever he/she thinks is correct for him/her.


   Euler Taveira de Oliveira

In response to


pgsql-patches by date

Next:From: Tom LaneDate: 2008-02-26 18:47:16
Subject: Re: lc_time and localized dates
Previous:From: Peter EisentrautDate: 2008-02-26 18:11:22
Subject: Re: lc_time and localized dates

Privacy Policy | About PostgreSQL
Copyright © 1996-2017 The PostgreSQL Global Development Group