Generic week view inconsistent with django.utils.dateformat
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The generic week view parses the date by passing the year and week to Python's strptime function. The time module, where strptime is from, and specifically the %W directive, operates on an understanding that week numbers range from 00 to 53 and "All days in a new year preceding the first Monday are considered to be in week 0." [See http://docs.python.org/lib/module-time.html].
Django's DateFormat function in django.utils.dateformat operates differently. It uses the ISO calendar and the "first week of an ISO year is the first (Gregorian) calendar week of a year containing a Thursday." There actually is no week 0. Jan 1, 2010 (a Friday) is considered to be week 53 from the year before.
As a result, this makes dealing with week numbers in a template (and passing the correct number to a URL) extremely difficult.
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