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Re: [patch] 21.1 CVS ls-lisp.el -- Correct dired listing in w2k


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: [patch] 21.1 CVS ls-lisp.el -- Correct dired listing in w2k
Date: Sat, 05 Jan 2002 20:19:35 +0200

> From: address@hidden (Jari Aalto+mail.emacs)
> Newsgroups: gnu.emacs.bug
> Date: Sat, 05 Jan 2002 18:23:19 +0200
> 
> !                ;;  It's unfortunate, that `strftime' down not return
> !                ;;  3-character month abbreviation in w32 system.
> !                ;;  We cut the month here if the Month here manually.
> !                (substring (format-time-string "%b" time) 0 3)

I really don't think this is a good idea: how do we know that the
first 3 characters of a month name in an arbitrary language give an
unambiguous abbreviation, or even something sensible at all?



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