Re: [misc] date formatting
- Date: Fri, 8 Nov 2019 12:30:28 +0000
- From: Dave Woodfall <dave@xxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [misc] date formatting
On Fri 8 Nov 2019 11:51,
Marco van Hulten <Marco.Hulten@xxxxxx> put forth the proposition:
> 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 $LC_ALL.
> Saved data should probably follow ISO 8601.
There are 2 configure options for this. Press 'c' for configure,
then 'g' for general. If you scroll down there are 2 date options
there. Press e' to edit them. I've just tested with calcurse -d 2
and it now outputs %Y-$m-%d.
Hope this helps.