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CLDR Ticket #10770(accepted)

Opened 12 months ago

Last modified 4 weeks ago

Incorrect German translation of some date format items

Reported by: eflarup@… Owned by: kristi
Component: fix-in-survey-tool Data Locale: de
Phase: dsub Review: fredrik
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Description

Since the German locale data uses different translations for abbreviated formatting vs. stand-alone month names the date format item shown below should use 'LLL' for the month name instead of 'MMM':

<dateFormatItem id="yMMM">MMM y</dateFormatItem

The same really applies to the yMMMM item, but since the long month names are currently identical for formatting and stand-alone the results would not differ in that case.

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comment:1 Changed 11 months ago by mark

  • Cc fredrik, chiara added
  • Owner changed from anybody to kristi
  • Priority changed from assess to medium
  • Status changed from new to accepted
  • Milestone changed from UNSCH to 33

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comment:2 follow-up: ↓ 5 Changed 11 months ago by pedberg

It is the convention in many locales that date formats without 'd' do use LLL or LLLL for the month name.

comment:3 Changed 10 months ago by kristi

Reference: Instruction in http://cldr.unicode.org/translation/date-time

Make sure that the correct forms are provided, especially for the months, and used in the patterns. That is, suppose that the language uses "Dezembro" for December when standing alone (LLLL), but "Dezembru" when with a date (MMMM, when it means the nth day of that month

comment:4 Changed 10 months ago by kristi

  • Phase changed from dsub to spec-beta

comment:5 in reply to: ↑ 2 Changed 8 months ago by kristi

Could this be automated to throw warnings?
Replying to pedberg:

It is the convention in many locales that date formats without 'd' do use LLL or LLLL for the month name.

comment:6 Changed 8 months ago by kristi

  • Cc Kristi added; fredrik removed
  • Owner changed from kristi to fredrik
  • Phase changed from spec-beta to dsub

comment:7 Changed 8 months ago by fredrik

  • Milestone changed from 33 to 34

comment:8 Changed 6 months ago by fredrik

  • Owner changed from fredrik to SurveyTool
  • Review set to fredrik

comment:9 Changed 5 weeks ago by pedberg

  • Milestone changed from 34 to upcoming

CLDR 34 BRS closing item, move all open 34 → upcoming

comment:10 Changed 4 weeks ago by mark

  • Owner changed from SurveyTool to kristi
  • Component changed from datetime to survey-submit

comment:11 Changed 3 weeks ago by mark

  • Milestone changed from upcoming to 35-optional
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