Dave Cragg dcragg at
Mon Nov 13 08:28:13 EST 2006

On 13 Nov 2006, at 12:41, Malte Brill wrote:

> Hi all,
> I am looking for a way to reliably detect the Systemlanguage cross  
> platform. I can not come up with an easy way to do this from within  
> rev.
> What I am using now to detect german:
> set the useSystemDate to true
> if "Donnerstag" is among the lines of the weekdaynames then
>   -- it is german
> end if
> Does anyone see a problem with this? Is there an easier / more  
> elegant way to do this?

On Mac OS X at least (but I think on Windows too) users can override  
the default date format. For example, on my otherwise English OS, I  
can select a German date format as the system date.

I don't know of another way to do this, but I bet someone can.


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