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

From: Tomas Junnonen tomas.junnonen at nokia.com
Date: Mon Jan 29 12:37:35 EET 2007
ext maemo-users-bounces at maemo.org wrote:
>>> I do not see this as something that would be high enough on 
>>> our agenda right now.
>> For me it's lower priority that getting an email client that 
>> works so I don't have to online and paying Orange's outrageous 
>> data charges to read my mail. Having said that, I'd be 
>> interested to know why the original implementation is broken 
>> and on what basis the decision was made. 
> Nothing is broken, all works as specified ;)
> As I said, we migh look into it, but AFAIK this would mean we either
> modify the current locale (really nasty) or create a pseudo-locale with
> the user setting (just nasty). Unless someone has better idea or
> understanding of the POSIX locales. Either way, I'd feel we would be the
> only UNIX system doing this (does OSX do it too?). Ideas welcome.

The locale used doesn't necessarily have to determine how the clock
looks, I'd consider it more of a default. If you use GNOME, right-click
the clock in the panel -> Preferences -> Clock type 24/12 hour. The file
manager (Nautilus) is infamous for not having many visible settings you
can change, but it too has a setting for the time format. On a
controlled platform like ours it could easily be a single system wide


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