I agree: the case of the names should be as requested, regardless of the
usual case conventions for writing the names. I'll fix this in the 9.2 code.
I'm a bit reluctant to change it by patch in 9.1 as it could affect existing
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Laurens Holst [mailto:laurens.nospam@...]
> Sent: 27 July 2009 15:33
> To: Mailing list for SAXON XSLT queries
> Subject: [saxon] Dutch formatted dates don't get capitalised
> When I e.g. use the following:
> format-date(current-date(), '[MNn]', 'nl', (), ())
> I expect MNn to output capitalised month names (e.g. Juli),
> however [MNn] outputs as if I had written [Mn]. As a
> workaround one can of course manually process the output
> string, but that's not really as nice.
> Although in Dutch we do not capitalise months by default, it
> still needs to be capitalised when it appears at the start of
> a sentence, hence there is the problem.
> The same applies to e.g. [FNn].
> ~~ Ushiko-san! Kimi wa doushite, Ushiko-san nan da!! ~~
> Laurens Holst, student, university of Utrecht, the Netherlands
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