Re: New clock applet for 2.22

Le mardi 25 septembre 2007, à 15:55 +0200, Richard Hult a écrit :
> Luis Villa skrev:
> > On 9/25/07, Ross Burton <ross burtonini com> wrote:
> >> On Tue, 2007-09-25 at 09:20 -0400, Matthias Clasen wrote:
> >> > > The screenshot of the calendar does not show the week number (it's useless
> >> > > clutter, relaly).  I think the week number is there in the released versoin
> >> > > due to the way the GtkCalendar widget works.
> >> >
> >> > Those can (and should be) be turned off. The calendar should maybe be
> >> > made a bit more useful in general, maybe adding some decorations to
> >> > show which days
> >> > have appointments, deadlines or birthdays, Currently, it is just a
> >> > field of numbers that takes up quite a bit of room.
> >>
> >> Nooo, please keep week number.  For some people it's actually really
> >> useful!
> > 
> > New d-d-l rule: no one gets to say 'it is useful' without explaining
> > their use case :)
> I use it daily too. The current clock applet only shows week numbers 
> when a secret gconf key is enabled though, if I am not mistaken?

It used to be disabled during two or three release cycles (2.14->2.18,
I'd say), but since nearly all major distributors were patching the
default, it didn't make sense to continue this way.

> The week numbers are used for planning projects and work and vacations 
> and things like that, it's a lot easier and less error prone than using 
> full dates. I am not sure if it's a European thing perhaps? At least in 
> Sweden we use them for planning all the time (in school, at work, ...).
> For instance, it's perfectly normal here to say "this year, I will have 
> my vacation weeks 32 to 35" and nobody will look at you and wonder if 
> you're crazy ;)

Interesting. The default could be locale-dependant, but I guess it'd be


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