Consider date formatting

Michael Kriegel michael.kriegel at
Thu Sep 21 06:41:33 UTC 2017

I would like to suggest to take up date formatting into the standard. 
Either as optional format parameter on Date.prototype.toDateString() or 
as a separate method Date.prototype.toFormattedDateString(format).

format should be a string in the form as specified in

I know there are libraries for that, but I think it is fundamental 
enough to put it into the standard instead.

I hope this was not already discussed before and I just did not find the 

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