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Request #79219 Intl MessageFormatter does not consider "other" as a default parameter
Submitted: 2020-02-04 11:13 UTC Modified: 2021-06-15 11:26 UTC
From: matthewsmeets at gmail dot com Assigned: cmb (profile)
Status: Wont fix Package: intl (PECL)
PHP Version: 7.4.2 OS: Linux
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2020-02-04 11:13 UTC] matthewsmeets at gmail dot com
Description:
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From manual page: https://php.net/messageformatter.create
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When using the formatter, it expects me to pass all paramters within a select block. This is while the select block itself requires an "other" keyword (otherwise I will get a U_DEFAULT_KEYWORD_MISSING).

I would expect that, when not passing a parameter into select, it will just use the value from "other" as default.

Please note that in the code found below, I am basing this off of the Symfony implementation of the IntlFormatter, calling the \MessageFormatter.

Test script:
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{0, plural,
  =1 {Day}
  other {Days}
}

$message = $formatter->format([]); 

echo $message; // prints "{0}"

Expected result:
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{0, plural,
  =1 {Day}
  other {Days}
}

$message = $formatter->format([]); 

echo $message; // prints "Days"


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 [2021-06-15 11:26 UTC] cmb@php.net
-Status: Open +Status: Wont fix -Assigned To: +Assigned To: cmb
 [2021-06-15 11:26 UTC] cmb@php.net
Even if ICU allows to specify a default value (I don't know
whether that's the case), it would still be confusing to be able
to give fewer arguments than defined in the pattern.

If you feel that this feature would be a good addition, please 
pursue the RFC process[1].

[1] <https://wiki.php.net/rfc/howto>
 
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