Consider date formatting

kdex kdex at kdex.de
Thu Sep 21 06:56:06 UTC 2017


You can build custom formats with 
`Intl.DateTimeFormat.prototype.formatToParts`.

Combine these results with template literals; isn't that enough?

On Thursday, September 21, 2017 8:52:10 AM CEST Michael Kriegel wrote:
> You cannot set an arbitrary format. From a UI point of view it is great
> to format it "localized", but if you have strict requirements in your
> projects, then you have to build it up yourself or use a library. So I
> do not see, how to use Intl.DateTimeFormat for custom format strings.
> 
> On 21.09.2017 08:45, kdex wrote:
> > So what's wrong with Intl.DateTimeFormat?
> > 
> > On Thursday, September 21, 2017 8:41:33 AM CEST Michael Kriegel wrote:
> >> 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
> >> https://tc39.github.io/ecma262/#sec-date-time-string-format
> >> 
> >> 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
> >> thread.
> >> 
> >> 
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