A re-genitive post

by Michael S. Kaplan, published on 2007/08/04 03:35 -04:00, original URI: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/michkap/archive/2007/08/04/4218583.aspx

People may recall that I have talked about genitive dates in whole heap o' posts:

Anyway, there is an interesting programmatic issue related to making changes in .NET >= 2.0 in DateTimeFormatInfo.MonthNames but not DateTimeFormatInfo.MonthGenitiveNames that Shawn Steele talked about yesterday in What's a genitive month name anyway?.

This would not usually be a common issue (and thankfully does not cause problems in the most reasonable scenario of creating a custom culture) but it is possible to run into the problem if you are modifying a DateTimeFormatInfo directly to use it. So it is a good one to point out. :-)


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2010/09/09 Latvian. Genitive. Oops.

2008/05/14 Windows is too busy being consistent with the user to be consistent with itself!

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