Re: Klingon on Unicode site?

From: Ken Whistler <>
Date: Tue, 03 Apr 2012 11:14:01 -0700

On 4/3/2012 9:51 AM, Shawn Steele wrote:
> My assumption is the page uses JS to get the dates? Since my user
> locale happened to be set to Klingon, that’s what it displayed.

Exactly. There is a call to:
Date(document.lastModified).toLocaleString() in the Javascript.

So for those who assumed that this was an April Fool's joke on the
Unicode website, I
guess the joke's on you. ;-)

As to Yukka's complaint:

    On the other hand, it sets a bad example: an illogical mix of
    language, with all the rest in English,

I think Yukka may be confusing Klingon with Vulcan. ;-)

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