#23371 closed Bug (fixed)

Change the first day of the week to Monday for en_GB

Reported by: duncanparkes Owned by: duncanparkes
Component: Internationalization Version: master
Severity: Normal Keywords: locale, en_GB
Cc: Triage Stage: Ready for checkin
Has patch: yes Needs documentation: no
Needs tests: no Patch needs improvement: no
Easy pickings: no UI/UX: no


There is occasional debate over this, but the modern week in the UK
runs Monday to Sunday.

For evidence - here's the calendar of the UK parliament:

And a couple of support threads suggesting Americans change their
locale to en_GB on Microsoft and Apple in order to get their calendars
to start the week on Monday:


Change History (6)

comment:1 Changed 13 months ago by duncanparkes

  • Needs documentation unset
  • Needs tests unset
  • Owner changed from nobody to duncanparkes
  • Patch needs improvement unset
  • Status changed from new to assigned

comment:3 Changed 13 months ago by aaugustin

  • Needs documentation set
  • Triage Stage changed from Unreviewed to Accepted
  • Type changed from Uncategorized to Bug

Following the lead of Microsoft and Apple seems reasonable in this case.

This change deserves a line in the release notes, doesn't it?

comment:4 Changed 13 months ago by duncanparkes

It certainly does - I've added something and pushed a new commit.

comment:5 Changed 13 months ago by timgraham

  • Needs documentation unset
  • Triage Stage changed from Accepted to Ready for checkin

Don't forget to uncheck "Needs documentation" so the ticket appears in the review queue.

comment:6 Changed 13 months ago by Tim Graham <timograham@…>

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from assigned to closed

In be8ccc26488552123cd371645dcb4fd13c05fe80:

Fixed #23371 -- Changed en_GB first day of the week to Monday.

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