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Re: [O] Suddenly, my timestamps get localized!

From: Olaf Meeuwissen
Subject: Re: [O] Suddenly, my timestamps get localized!
Date: Tue, 25 Oct 2011 19:13:06 +0900
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.3 (gnu/linux)

"Sebastien Vauban" <address@hidden> writes:

> Hi Tassilo,
> Tassilo Horn wrote:
>> when I insert a new timestame, I now get
>>   <2011-10-25 Di>
>> while it used to be <2011-10-25 Tue> until very recently.  (Di is
>> Dienstag which is German for Tuesday).  I've briefly grepped the org
>> source code, but I cannot see any localization there.
>> What's going on?  I even have no glue how org/emacs (correctly) guesses
>> that I'm German.  My locale is en_US.UTF-8...
> Found in my .emacs:
> #+begin_src emacs-lisp
>       ;; system locale to use for formatting time values (e.g., timestamps in
>       ;; Org mode files)
>       (setq system-time-locale "C")
>       ;; "en_US.utf8" did not work for the weekday in the agenda!
> #+end_src
> Now, the question is: why did it change on your machine? New Emacs, new Cygwin
> (if on Windows)? See discussion
> http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2011-09/msg00006.html on Cygwin (though I don't
> know what to understand from it...).

Or updated localisation catalogs.

I've also put (setq system-time-locale "C") in my .emacs-en because that
is the only sane settings if you move your org-files between accounts in
any kind of way.

Hope this helps,
Olaf Meeuwissen, LPIC-2           FLOSS Engineer -- AVASYS CORPORATION
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