Re: are Unicode codes somehow specified in official national linguistic literature ? (worldwide)

From: Doug Ewell (
Date: Sun Jun 04 2006 - 17:34:17 CDT

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    Cristian Secară <orice at secarica dot ro> wrote:

    >> "d MMMM yyyy" -> 5 June 2006
    >> "dd MMMM yyyy" -> 05 June 2006
    > Thanks, I was uncertain.
    > Can you please tell me why is the MMMM capitalized ?
    > I looked now at my MS Windows installation and I saw the same kind of
    > convention, z LLLL aaaa (this is the RO translated version).

    Uppercase M's in English mean "Month," lowercase m's mean "minute." I
    don't know if there is a similar ambiguity to be resolved in Romanian.
    It's possible that the L is capitalized simply to avoid confusion with
    the digit 1.

    Doug Ewell
    Fullerton, California, USA

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