Yes, it kind of "works" in so far as it makes the date being shown correctly
On Wed, 29 Oct 2008 14:42:07 Douglas S. Blank wrote:
> > Benny,
> > On Tue, 28 Oct 2008 19:20:41 Benny Malengier wrote:
> >> ISO should work in GRAMPS in all locales, if not, something is wrong, a
> >> bug
> >> or in your setup.
> >> And although there is only one english date parser, in linux the us
> >> locale
> >> says mm/dd/yyyy and in uk dd/mm/yyyy, and GRAMPS understands that and
> >> changes the Numerical entry as the locale says.
> >> So, normally, if locale in Australia is set correctly, all should just
> >> work, no extra work required.
> >> Benny
> > [...]
> > I used a fairly recent gramps v3.0.4-0.SVN11199, invoked from CLI. I
> > decided
> > to add to my smallish data base my "favorite" person,
> [Don't know if that is a real person, but I'd be careful about putting
> real names/birthdates on the internets.]
> > entering
> > the date in the date field: 1983- . At this point the field turned to
> > pink.
> That would be correct: "1983-" is a badly formed date. You should just
> keep typing there to finish it off. Does that work for you?