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Re: Time string format

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Time string format
Date: Fri, 19 Nov 2010 21:03:57 +0200

> From: Lennart Borgman <address@hidden>
> Date: Fri, 19 Nov 2010 19:51:40 +0100
> Cc: address@hidden
> On Fri, Nov 19, 2010 at 7:42 PM, Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:
> > time.el:display-time-string-forms believes that the right format for
> > displaying the date in the mode-line tooltip is "%a %b %e, %Y".  This
> > is not necessarily TRT in languages other than English, because
> > putting the month name before the day of the month does not
> > necessarily read well in other languages.
> >
> > Would it be a good idea to have an element of language-info-alist that
> > provides a proper format for this?
> Maybe, but why not use ISO format?§

I don't understand what exactly do you mean and how it would solve the
issue I was talking about.  Please explain more.

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