What happened to the locale setting?
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Revision as of 10:54, 18 October 2008 by Jabama
This is now defined in the language .xml file in the language metadata settings. If you are having locale problems (dates don't appear in your language) you might want to check/edit the entries in the locale tag. Note that multiple locale strings can be set and the host will usually accept the first one recognised.