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Last Comment Bug 5312 - History date format needs to be localizable
: History date format needs to be localizable
Product: Core
Classification: Components
Component: RDF (show other bugs)
: Trunk
: All All
: P3 major (vote)
: M9
Assigned To: Chris Waterson
: phillip
: Axel Hecht [:Pike]
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Blocks: 7228
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Reported: 1999-04-20 11:58 PDT by bobj
Modified: 1999-08-13 14:27 PDT (History)
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Description bobj 1999-04-20 11:58:46 PDT
Currently the Manage Bookmark dialog will display something like:
  History by Date
     Week of March 21, 1999
       Monday, March 22, 1999

We need to ensure this is localizable:
- The date string should be maintained internally in a canonical format
  (e.g. seconds from mm/dd/yyyy 00:00:00 GMT) and should format for
  display using the XPCom date&time APIs:
- In different cultures, weeks start on different days (e.g., Sun,
  Mon), so we cannot assume it will always start on Sunday!
- The phrase "Week of ..." must be localizable including possible
  word ordering differences.
- Related to the 2 above points, is "Week of ..." really useful?
  If we need something like that, maybe we should organize by Month
  which is much more generic.
Comment 1 Daniel Roberts 1999-05-17 15:48:59 PDT
Seems like this is related to bug #5871.
Comment 2 Chris Waterson 1999-05-17 22:53:59 PDT
This really refers to the "history by date" folders. Updating title to reflect
Comment 3 Chris Waterson 1999-05-21 13:38:59 PDT
Moved to M7 because of more important bugs.
Comment 4 Chris Waterson 1999-06-14 22:49:59 PDT
History is generally just screwed up. Re-targeting to M8: I am supposed to be
re-writing history using MORK for this milestone.
Comment 5 Chris Waterson 1999-07-02 20:03:59 PDT
milestone shuffle for history stuff.
Comment 6 Chris Waterson 1999-08-05 00:39:59 PDT
Fixed. Dates now stored as RDF date literals, which use RJC's generic (I18n
locale-based) date formatting routines.
Comment 7 phillip 1999-08-13 14:27:59 PDT
code level fix, marking verified. reopen if i'm wrong here...

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