Re: Another strftime question

Hi again,

I went ahead and use %EY in Thai Nautilus translation, expecting it to
show 2546 (the year in AD + 543).  It just shows up as "%EY".  Any
idea what should be fixed?  I'm using Fedora Core 1 with gnome 2.5.1
(via garnome).



On Sun, 2003-12-07 at 14:05, Malcolm Tredinnick wrote:
> On Sun, 2003-12-07 at 06:40, Paisa Seeluangsawat wrote:
> > Is it safe to use %E? and %O? in date/time translations?  I tried,
> > 
> >   date +%Ey
> > 
> > and it prints the correct locallized year on my machine.  But I"m
> > don't know if it will  work in strftime and on other systems.
> These should be portable. They are specified in the Single Unix
> Specification (back in version 2, so they have been there for a while).
> If we come across a system that does not support them for some reason,
> then that system should get a special workaround, since it is arguably
> broken. Defaulting to things that are specified in SUS is pretty safe,
> in general.
> Cheers,
> Malcolm

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