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Change the default locale

import java.text.DateFormat;
import java.text.NumberFormat;
import java.util.Date;
import java.util.Locale;

/** Change the default locale */
public class SetLocale {
  public static void main(String[] args) {

    switch (args.length) {
    case 0:
    case 1:
      throw new IllegalArgumentException();
    case 2:
      Locale.setDefault(new Locale(args[0], args[1]));
      System.out.println("Usage: SetLocale [language [country]]");

    DateFormat df = DateFormat.getInstance();
    NumberFormat nf = NumberFormat.getInstance();

    System.out.println(df.format(new Date()));


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