[PATCH] Declension of month names in dates

Mike Richardson mike at quaking.demon.co.uk
Fri Aug 16 12:20:13 BST 2002

On Friday 16 Aug 2002 8:05 am, Jacob Sparre Andersen wrote:
> Jacek Stolarczyk wrote:
> > Current framework does not allow to write a proper date
> > in long format in many languages.
> Agreed.
> > 1) adds the ability to specify whether you want
> >    possessive forms of month names in dates ("of
> >    January" instead of "January"). In many languages
> >    (like Polish and Czech) it cannot be done even by
> >    concatenating "of" and month name
> This is all good and fine, but considering that there is a
> much larger variation in the declension of dates, day names
> and month names, a more general system might be in order.


Could it be that this is becoming too complicated to be made "generally" 
workable without, in effect, having separate case for each language. Perhaps 
there should be a plugin mechanism, so that these sort of cases are handled 
by code written for the purpose?


mike at quaking.demon.co.uk

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