[COMMITTED,v2] NEWS: List the languages which use the alternative months.

Message ID 291636735.120420.1517480553078@poczta.nazwa.pl
State New
Headers show
Series
  • [COMMITTED,v2] NEWS: List the languages which use the alternative months.
Related show

Commit Message

Rafal Luzynski Feb. 1, 2018, 10:22 a.m.
[BZ #10871]
	* NEWS: List the languages which actually use the alternative
	months feature in this release.  Also explain that "alt_mon" and
	"ab_alt_mon" are optional.
---
 ChangeLog | 7 +++++++
 NEWS      | 9 ++++++++-
 2 files changed, 15 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

-- 
2.7.5

Patch

diff --git a/ChangeLog b/ChangeLog
index a5847a5..d99f542 100644
--- a/ChangeLog
+++ b/ChangeLog
@@ -1,3 +1,10 @@ 
+2018-02-01  Rafal Luzynski  <digitalfreak@lingonborough.com>
+
+	[BZ #10871]
+	* NEWS: List the languages which actually use the alternative
+	months feature in this release.  Also explain that "alt_mon" and
+	"ab_alt_mon" are optional.
+
 2018-01-31  Il'ya Malakhov  <ilmalakhov@yandex.ru>
 
 	[BZ #22765]
diff --git a/NEWS b/NEWS
index 6f3b9b0..5c27f5c 100644
--- a/NEWS
+++ b/NEWS
@@ -88,7 +88,14 @@  Major new features:
 
   In a locale definition file, use "alt_mon" and "ab_alt_mon" to
   define the strings for %OB and %Ob, respectively; these have the
-  same syntax as "mon" and "ab_mon".
+  same syntax as "mon" and "abmon".  These arrays are optional; if they
+  are not provided then they have the same content as "mon" and "abmon",
+  respectively.
+
+  These features are provided for locales which define "alt_mon" and/or
+  "ab_alt_mon" in their locale source data.  This release includes such
+  alternative month name data for the following languages: Belarusian,
+  Croatian, Greek, Lithuanian, Polish, Russian, and Ukrainian.
 
   This feature is currently a GNU extension, but it is expected to
   be added to the next revision of POSIX, and it is also already