Replacement for KDateTime

Thiago Macieira thiago at
Sun Aug 2 18:36:36 BST 2015

On Sunday 02 August 2015 17:08:04 Martin Klapetek wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 2, 2015 at 3:26 PM, John Layt <john at> wrote:
> > If you do this you also need all of KLocale again which we also
> > do not want. Don't even go there, we changed it for a purpose.
> Fwiw, over the year(s) of Plasma5, many times it was expressed
> that KLocale is greatly missed, especially when it comes to date/time
> formatting. QLocale just doesn't cut it and the digital clock applet is
> doing many tricks to get the stuff formatted as wanted. The biggest
> downside is that it applies to the clock applet only, so there can't be
> a single system-wide "Use 24h-clock format" switch. Clock in panel
> can/will be 24h format while everything else will be LC_TIME format
> (time stamps in Dolphin eg).

If the format you're looking for is in the CLDR, you're welcome to add the 
support to QLocale.

If the format you're looking for requires support from translators, please add 
a new class to QtCore.

> Alternatively, do you John have any roadmap about QLocale? Perhaps
> we could help with filling the missing bits into QLocale directly too.

The roadmap currently stands as follows:

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