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Hi Martin,

On Sunday, 2011-11-27 20:52:00 +0100, Martin Srebotnjak wrote:

So, what should I do for Slovenian.

If Slovenian uses genitive case month names in dates (I guess it does)
then please obtain the current Slovenian locale data file
and add the <GenitiveMonths> (and possibly <PartitiveMonths>) elements
as described below.

When done send the file as attachment back to me, personally as this
list strips attachments.

I am not sure about the usefulness of this, it might come handy. So is
there a way I translate these strings and then try with beta0 with
some switch in the conf file or somewhere and decide what is best?

There will be no switch.

Maybe this overview will help:

* Locale data (submitted by localizer):
  * <MonthsOfYear> element, nominative (nouns) month names
    * always specified
    * includes <Month>, <MonthID>, <DefaultAbbrvName> and
      <DefautFullName> elements
  * <GenitiveMonths> element, genitive case month names
    * optional
    * follows the <MonthsOfYear> element
    * consists of same elements as <MonthsOfYear> element
    * if <GenitiveMonths> are not specified then <MonthsOfYear> names
      are used
  * <PartitiveMonths> element, partitive case month names
    * optional
    * follows the <GenitiveMonths> element, or follows the
      <MonthsOfYear> element if the <GenitiveMonths> element is not
    * consists of same elements as <MonthsOfYear> element
    * if <PartitiveMonths> are not specified then <GenitiveMonths> names
      are used, if that is not specified then <MonthsOfYear> names are

* Rules for use of nominative / genitive / partitive case month names in
  number formatter when encountering MMM or MMMM:
  * MMM or MMMM immediately preceded or followed by a literal character
    other than space => nominative month name (noun), for Excel and
    backwards compatibility such as Finnish MMMM"ta"
  * no day of month (D or DD) present in format code => nominative name
  * day of month (D or DD) after MMM or MMMM => genitive name
    * no genitive names defined => nominative names
  * day of month (D or DD) before MMM or MMMM => partitive name
    * no partitive names defined => genitive names
      * no genitive names defined => nominative names

* NOTE: if only <MonthsOfYear> and <PartitiveMonths> are specified but
  not <GenitiveMonths>, then for D(D) MMM(M) formats the <MonthsOfYear>
  nominative name is displayed. Only for MMM(M) D(D) formats the
  <PartitiveMonths> name is displayed.


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