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Re: Swedish calendar localization in official release (sv-kalender.el)?

From: Arthur Miller
Subject: Re: Swedish calendar localization in official release (sv-kalender.el)?
Date: Tue, 06 Jul 2021 15:38:08 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Teemu Likonen <tlikonen@iki.fi> writes:

> * 2021-07-06 11:38:49+0200, Arthur Miller wrote:
>> Teemu Likonen <tlikonen@iki.fi> writes:
>>> For calendar holidays I think an Elpa repository is the best platform
>>> because calendars need to be checked (and possibly updated) yearly
>>> about. New national conventions can be published any time. That is
>>> different from Emacs release cycle.
>> Doesn't calculations suffice? What has to be updated yearly?
> Anything. Calendar holidays are politics. For example, in Finland there
> appeared "Jean Sibeliuksen päivä" (for the composer Jean Sibelius) in
> 2011. "Suomen luonnon päivä" appeared in 2020. "Lapsen oikeuksien päivä"
> was a normal holiday before but since 2020 it is recommended to raise
> the Finnish national flag too.
> These kind of things can happen any time. My "yearly" was only an
> approximation because I think new national calendars are published
> yearly. For Emacs calendar maintainers it is good idea to check (and
> possibly update) their calendar code at least yearly. Not to forget that
> the calendar cycle can be different in some countries or cultures.
> All this says that it is best to publish national and other cultural
> calendars separately from Emacs releases.
Ah, ok, yes I understand what you mean. Seen this in all the former
republic and now independent countries from Yugoslavia.

But I guess, that's still not that overly frequent?

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