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Doc Bug #70585 empty $locale is treated as default locale
Submitted: 2015-09-25 16:33 UTC Modified: 2021-11-11 11:17 UTC
From: b8kich+php at gmail dot com Assigned:
Status: Verified Package: I18N and L10N related
PHP Version: 5.5.29 OS: GNU/Linux 2.6.32-358.18.1.el6.x8
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2015-09-25 16:33 UTC] b8kich+php at gmail dot com
From manual page:

Return Values
The region subtag for the locale or NULL if not present

Test script:
$ php -r "echo Locale::getRegion(null);"

$ php -v
PHP 5.5.29 (cli) (built: Sep  9 2015 01:34:19

Expected result:
'' (null)

Actual result:


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 [2021-08-13 15:24 UTC]
-Summary: getRegion should return null instead of defaulting to 'US' +Summary: empty $locale is treated as default locale -Status: Open +Status: Verified -Type: Bug +Type: Documentation Problem -Package: *Languages/Translation +Package: intl
 [2021-08-13 15:24 UTC]
If an empty string is passed as $locale to any of the Locale
methods or their procedural counterparts, it acts as the default
locale[1].  The documentations mentions the behavior of an empty
string[2], but erroneously states that this would act as the root

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 [2021-11-11 11:17 UTC]
-Package: intl +Package: I18N and L10N related
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