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Bug 16963 - i18n-ISSUE-94: Allowing culturally specific week rules
Summary: i18n-ISSUE-94: Allowing culturally specific week rules
Alias: None
Product: HTML WG
Classification: Unclassified
Component: HTML5 spec (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: PC Windows NT
: P2 enhancement
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Robin Berjon
QA Contact: HTML WG Bugzilla archive list
Depends on:
Blocks: 17858
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Reported: 2012-05-07 17:20 UTC by Addison Phillips
Modified: 2016-04-18 23:17 UTC (History)
7 users (show)

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Description Addison Phillips 2012-05-07 17:20:12 UTC Weeks

This section defines 'weeks'. The rules for weeks and week counting are culturally linked, but these rules define week start as always Monday. The rule for determining the "first week" that it includes the first Thursday (again, a culturally variant value). Shouldn't there be provision for allowing culturally specific week rules be applied? Or must this strictly be in terms of "ISO weeks"?
Comment 1 Ian 'Hixie' Hickson 2012-05-10 18:00:02 UTC
What's the use case for anything other than ISO weeks?
Comment 2 contributor 2012-07-18 07:04:56 UTC
This bug was cloned to create bug 17858 as part of operation convergence.
Comment 3 Travis Leithead [MSFT] 2016-04-18 23:17:08 UTC
HTML5.1 Bugzilla Bug Triage: Incubation needed

Not clear on the use case or demand for such a feature.

This bug constitutes a request for a new feature of HTML. Our current guidelines, rather than track such requests as bugs or issues, is to create a proposal for the desired behavior, or at least a sketch of what is wanted (much of which is probably contained in this bug), and start the discussion/proposal in the WICG ( As your idea gains interest and momentum, it may be brought back into HTML through the Intent to Migrate process (