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Subject: Re: [office-formula] VALUEL parameters?
On 7/19/06, firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com> wrote: > I'm not sure this is going to work in general. There are calendars > supported by Excel for example which don't use simple constant delimiters > for dates. Yeah, this simply cannot work, the differences between locales are way too big. > Also, I'm not sure the cost for implementers to know all locales is really > that high. Support is built-in to Java, and ICU4C is available on 25 > platforms, so any implementation that wants to support all locales can do so. Well it also requires quite a bit of rewriting of the existing processing code, so don't hold your hopes high that people would actually be willing to do it :) / Tomas