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[opensuse] Change in T'Bird reply format
On 2018-08-08 17:46, Wolfgang Rosenauer wrote:

Am 08.08.18 um 17:40 schrieb Anton Aylward:
On 2018-08-08 6:59 a.m., Carlos E. R. wrote:

I've never set that in my outermost shell.
In fact the outermost shell that starts Thunderbird (as well as Firefox and
others) gives:
anton@main:~> date
Wed Aug 8 11:34:30 EDT 2018

The command "date" somewhat ignores the locale "LC_TIME" variable:

cer@Telcontar:~> date
Wed Aug 8 19:12:15 CEST 2018 LC_TIME=en_DK.UTF-8
cer@Telcontar:~> espaniol date
miƩ ago 8 19:12:21 CEST 2018 LC_TIME="es_ES.UTF-8"
cer@Telcontar:~> ingles date
Wed Aug 8 19:13:12 CEST 2018 LC_TIME="en_US.UTF-8"

So, again, (Anton) what is your locale? Type "locale" in the terminal
that calls Thunderbird.

For example, if I change to Spanish locale:


Then the header I get is "On 07/08/18 16:19, Anton Aylward wrote:"

As you see, the language does not change, but the format of the date
string does. Watch carefully, it is day/month/year, not the USA format.


and I'd be happy with that.
So something is wrong inside T'Bird.

just for my understanding:
What is the setting for you under Preferences->Advanced->date/clock format?

I don't see that setting in Thunderbird, so it must be KDE or gnome :-?

Cheers / Saludos,

Carlos E. R.
(from 42.3 x86_64 "Malachite" at Telcontar)

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