[Newbies] Using Local Date Settings

Göran Krampe goran at krampe.se
Fri Oct 12 10:45:57 UTC 2007

> I am looking for information on how to get squeak to
> use the locale settings for dates. I have found the
> Locale classes, but I can't make sense of how to use
> it to set squeak wide settings either based on the OS
> or some parameter I can pass in.

Can't comment on that, but:

> As an example, if I use '05/10/2007' asDate, I get a
> Date object of '10 May 2007' rather than '5 October
> 2007'. I could code it myself, but surely someone has
> done this already.

Yes. :) I hacked something up earlier this year and posted it to this very
list in fact:


I (or please someone else) should put it on bugs.squeak.org too.

regards, Göran

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