[maemo-users] [maemo-users] Some Thoughts Regarding IT OS 2007 and the N800

From: Peter Robinson pbrobinson at gmail.com
Date: Mon Jan 29 11:47:41 EET 2007
> >> Hi,
> >> In general:
> >> Customizability is very nice, but how to implement that in clean
> >> simple way btw?
> >> Meaning so that it does not increase
> >> too much complexity for those who don't want to customize?
> >
> >Seems pretty staightforward to me. Have a "Custom" option in
> >the "Language & region" -> "Regional Settings" dropdown menu
> >that turns all the various settings into dropdown menus
> >containing all the options you use elsewhere for that
> >particular setting ... and include a time format in that list.
> >
> >/Mike
> Hi,
> Why do you want the 24 hour clock for UK/US users? Is it just for the
> clock application or do you equally strongly need to have 24 hour clock
> when file manager shows file timestaps or email shows the received
> time(date) field, etc.?
> If you are running the UI in English but living in e.g. Germany you
> could also just go to the Control Panel, launch "Language and region"
> applet, set your UI to English, your regional settings to Deutchland and
> off you go.
> I do not see this as something that would be high enough on our agenda
> right now.

I use 24 hr clock for everything. I would have thought having a
checkbox somewhere to choose time display option would be a fairly
standard OS option, my laptops various OS all have the option, as does
my phone and blackberry, even my alarm clock and watch does.


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