Opened 2 years ago

Closed 2 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: 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

Description

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:
http://services.parliament.uk/calendar/

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:

http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/winphone/forum/wp8-wpemail/how-do-i-change-the-first-day-of-the-week-in/37c27997-1a18-4e51-91b4-fe2b3cd26496
http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=1460577

Change History (6)

comment:1 Changed 2 years ago by Duncan Parkes

Needs documentation: unset
Needs tests: unset
Owner: changed from nobody to Duncan Parkes
Patch needs improvement: unset
Status: newassigned

comment:3 Changed 2 years ago by Aymeric Augustin

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 Changed 2 years ago by Duncan Parkes

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

comment:5 Changed 2 years ago by Tim Graham

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 Changed 2 years ago by Tim Graham <timograham@…>

Resolution: fixed
Status: assignedclosed

In be8ccc26488552123cd371645dcb4fd13c05fe80:

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

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