Last Comment Bug 164495 - First day of week should default to value specified by system locale
: First day of week should default to value specified by system locale
Status: NEW
Product: Calendar
Classification: Client Software
Component: General (show other bugs)
: unspecified
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: -- enhancement with 9 votes (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody; OK to take it and work on it
Depends on: 333938 1287503
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Reported: 2002-08-25 03:32 PDT by Christian Schmidt
Modified: 2016-07-18 11:31 PDT (History)
8 users (show)
bugzilla: wanted‑calendar0.8-
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Description Christian Schmidt 2002-08-25 03:32:36 PDT
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.1) Gecko/20020817
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.1) Gecko/20020817

When Calender is installed for the first time, Sunday is displayed as the first
day of the week, even though I have specified in Regional Settings in Control
Panel (Win2K) that the first day of the week is Monday.

I know that this is configurable from the prefs panel, but the setting should
default to the value specified for the whole system.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
Comment 1 Daniel Hrbac 2002-08-25 04:12:49 PDT
I confirm on WinME. Good idea.
Comment 2 Mike Potter 2003-08-06 07:14:23 PDT
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Comment 3 Rolf Sponsel 2004-09-09 09:53:33 PDT
I can confirm this on Windows/NT 4.0 sp6 too.

(First time installation of Mozilla Calendar)

In case Mozilla Calendar cannot determine any "current system settings", on a
specific platform, it should at least default to the ISO Standard for Numeric
representation of Date and Time, i.e. ISO 8601.

In the case of "first day of week" that would be to default to monday.

Please see:

A Summary of the International Standard Date and Time Notation

Numeric representation of Dates and Time
Comment 4 Christian Schmidt 2006-03-08 16:00:35 PST
On Windows 2000 (not NT4), the first day of the week can be read from the registry key HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\International\iFirstDayOfWeek (0=Monday, 6=Sunday).
Comment 5 alexander :surkov 2006-04-13 20:50:10 PDT
I filed a bug 333938 to ask for more stuffs of locale info.
Comment 6 Matthew (lilmatt) Willis 2006-07-10 07:02:25 PDT
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Comment 7 Christian Schmidt 2007-11-29 15:07:29 PST
Adding wanted‑calendar0.8?  I think this bug is important in order to give new users a good first impression of the product and allow them to start using the product without having to manually specify the first day of the week (the pref is not that easy to find).
Comment 8 Simon Paquet [:sipaq] 2008-01-05 07:49:26 PST
This bug is not important enough to warrant wanted0.8 status. 

We would however take a fix for this bug into 0.8, if such a fix materializes.
Comment 9 Norman Rasmussen 2008-04-10 03:16:27 PDT
I'd prefer an option for this similar to the "start the week on" option.  In fact if there was an option for "display this day first", then I'd want to pick the "TODAY" option.  I really like the "Next 7 days" option in google's calendar that always shows today in the left most column.
Comment 10 Hugo Osvaldo Barrera 2012-10-18 16:40:17 PDT
I believe that an this combo should actually include an option "use system default" (as well as all other 7 days).
If this options is selected, then the OS's setting is used (this is LC_TIME on unix-like systems, IIRC).

Contrary to just setting it the first time, this means that the first-day-of-the-week will be updated whenever the OS one is change.

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