Opened 10 years ago

Closed 10 years ago

#23371 closed Bug (fixed)

Change the first day of the week to Monday for en_GB

Reported by: Duncan Parkes Owned by: Duncan Parkes
Component: Internationalization Version: dev
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 by Duncan Parkes, 10 years ago

Owner: changed from nobody to Duncan Parkes
Status: newassigned

comment:3 by Aymeric Augustin, 10 years ago

Needs documentation: set
Triage Stage: UnreviewedAccepted
Type: UncategorizedBug

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 by Duncan Parkes, 10 years ago

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

comment:5 by Tim Graham, 10 years ago

Needs documentation: unset
Triage Stage: AcceptedReady for checkin

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

comment:6 by Tim Graham <timograham@…>, 10 years ago

Resolution: fixed
Status: assignedclosed

In be8ccc26488552123cd371645dcb4fd13c05fe80:

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

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