On Wednesday 27 August 2008, Hermann Himmelbauer wrote:
> I'm somehow stuck on the following problem:
>
> I defined a Date() schema field in one of my interfaces. I currently have a
> de-AT locale, so I'd like to enter the value of my date as e.g.
> "dd.MM.YYYY", e.g. "01.02.1980" in my z3c.form based form.
>
> What happens is, that the locale silently assumes a format of "dd.MM.yy",
> which means, that the "YY / 80" is truncated and "01.02.19" is stored in my
> database, when updating.
>
> So, I'd like to know if:
>
> - It is possible to change the format to "dd.MM.yyyy", which is a lot more
> appropriate for my application (a birth date)

The formatting string comes from the ICU locales files. I am welcoming any 
patch (with tests) that makes the date format pluggable in the z3c.form data 
converter.

> - Make the application more strict, meaning that no data is truncated in
> any case.

This has been done for the latest zope.i18n release.

Regards,
Stephan
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Stephan Richter
Web Software Design, Development and Training
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