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Request #62864 strftime("%A") with locale set to french outputs date with capital letter
Submitted: 2012-08-19 09:44 UTC Modified: 2013-02-18 00:35 UTC
Avg. Score:3.3 ± 0.7
Reproduced:2 of 2 (100.0%)
Same Version:1 (50.0%)
Same OS:1 (50.0%)
From: pierrelouis dot peeters at gmail dot com Assigned:
Status: No Feedback Package: Date/time related
PHP Version: 5.4Git-2012-08-19 (snap) OS: Unix
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2012-08-19 09:44 UTC] pierrelouis dot peeters at gmail dot com
If you put locale to French (fr_FR), strftime outputs the day with a capital 
letter instead of all lowercase (e.g.: it outputs 'Vendredi' instead of 
'vendredi'). In French, days don't have capital letters.

Test script:
setlocale(LC_ALL, 'fr_FR');
echo strftime("%A");

Expected result:
The current day in lowercase.

Actual result:
The current day with a capital letter.


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 [2012-08-20 01:41 UTC]
This is almost certainly an issue with your OS locale support, rather than PHP. It behaves normally for in Ubuntu 12.04, for instance.

What OS/distribution are you running, and what output do you get from running this in a shell: "LC_ALL=fr_FR.UTF-8 date" (or whatever French locale name is correct for your system).
 [2012-08-20 01:41 UTC]
-Status: Open +Status: Feedback
 [2013-02-18 00:35 UTC] php-bugs at lists dot php dot net
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