Re: [misc] date formatting

On Fri 8 Nov 2019 11:51,
Marco van Hulten <Marco.Hulten@xxxxxx> put forth the proposition:
> Hello—
>
> For me (and I think most of the world) the mixed endian date format is
> very confusing, especially for the first 12 days of the month.  Is it
> possible to use ISO 8601 (large to small units) with calcurse?  This is
> at least two questions:
>
>  * Can output (calcurse -Q) be presented in YYYY-MM-DD format?
>  * Could the appointments in the apt file start with YYYY-MM-DD?
>
> Output should probably follow locale(5), namely $LC_TIME or $LC_ALL.
> Saved data should probably follow ISO 8601.
>
> —Marco
>

Hi Marco,

There are 2 configure options for this.  Press 'c' for configure,
then 'g' for general.  If you scroll down there are 2 date options
there.  Press e' to edit them. I've just tested with calcurse -d 2
and it now outputs %Y-$m-%d.

Hope this helps.

-daw

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