[Translators-l] Tech News translators: dates in recurring items

Vira Motorko vira.motorko at gmail.com
Tue Jan 24 08:32:52 UTC 2017

Will Translate extension allow to save message without all variables used?

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2017-01-24 8:44 GMT+02:00 Johan Jönsson <jjonsson на wikimedia.org>:

> On Mon, Jan 23, 2017 at 7:09 PM, Pols12 <poltron54 на gmail.com> wrote:
>> According to me, it’s a real improvement.
>> How can we edit or suggest an edit to the date format?
>> Indeed, we used to use non-breaking spaces in French dates.
>> Pols12
> Hi!
> So, not having an opinion on how the French dates should look, a general
> reply regarding how to change them if you want to:
> If you're happy with how the dates look, you just keep
> {{#time:$defaultformat|$date1|$format_language_code}} (and $date2 and
> $date3), but if you want to change something, you just replace
> $defaultformat in the string. For example, to get the same thing but with a
> non-breaking space, you use this instead of $defaultformat:
> {{#time:j xg|$date1|$format_language_code}}
> Help:
> https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Extension:ParserFunctions#.23time
> The tricky thing to remember is that you need to use unicode characters if
> you want to write text or add things like a non-breaking space, because the
> function will transform the n to the number of the month and the s to
> seconds past the minute if you write  .
> //Johan Jönsson
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