[REBOL] Re: read ftp:// error
From: belymt:saunalahti:fi at: 29-May-2001 16:41
At 14:03 29.5.2001 +0100, you wrote:
>Thorsten Moeller wrote:
>>Perhaps there could be a workaround.
>Persuade all of Germany to use May instead of Mai? :)
Not using localizated dates on places it cause troubles. Like in
international communication (FTP, http, E-mail)
>Seriously though, you could preprocess the string converting
>DD/Mai/YYYY into DD/May/YYYY I suppose.
Yes.. But it's not just that.. it's goes much further
For example .. Its "Maj" in swedish and "Tou" in finish.. (Short of
So in the end.. you need to check over 100 languages for all possible words
you might encounter, in this case all 12 months names.. Not a good
I remember this issue came up when Commodore decided to localize AmigaOS..
Suddenly some time-releated scripts stopped worlking.. (Whops)