[ILUG] the first day of the week?
A. Dreyer - ILUG
ml10022 at adreyer.com
Wed Mar 4 11:58:57 GMT 2009
On Wed, 04 Mar 2009, Pádraig Brady wrote:
> As the following script shows, the locale for IE on linux
> has Sunday as the first day of the week. I always think
> of Sunday as the last day and the UK locale concurs.
> Where could I lookup the "right" answer?
> for LANG in en_IE en_GB; do
> date -d"$(locale week-1stday) +$(($(locale first_weekday)-1))day" +%a
What happens if you replace LANG with LC_TIME?
$$ for LC_TIME in en_IE en_GB en_US de_DE; do
date -d"$(locale week-1stday) +$(($(locale first_weekday)-1))day" +%a;
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